Nov. 14, 2009

Courtesy of Christopher Newport Athletics

NEWPORT NEWS, VA - The Christopher Newport men's soccer team defeated Cabrini College 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night and moved to 18-2-1 on the season.

The Captains got on the scoreboard in the 13th minute when Clif Kipper took a Nao Masuda pass and beat Cabrini's goal keeper, Bryan Johnson. CNU added a second goal in the 22nd minute and went to halftime with a two goal lead.

The Captains maintained their control during the second half of the match with goals by Masuda and Andrew Bonorden and finished the contest with a 15-7 shot advantage.

The Captains advance to play Lynchburg College tomorrow at 6:00 pm on Captains Turf Field. Lynchburg was a 3-0 winner in the first match of the night against Catholic and will enter the second round contest with 17-2-2 record.