ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — Brian Gilloran and Sam DeMello staked St. Lawrence to a 2-0 lead in the first 20 minutes as the Saints rolled to a 5-0 win against Bard.
The Saints won their ninth consecutive game to start the season and registered their fifth consecutive shutout to improve to 2-0-0 in Liberty League play. Freshman Jamal Samaroo and sophomore Craig Davis scored the other Saint goals with Davis scoring his first two collegiate goals in the game.
Gilloran opened the scoring with his fifth of the season, tapping the ball home off a nifty cross from Brenton Jones with Andrew Bednarsky also assisting in the 14th minute. Six minutes later, DeMello scored his eighth of the year, putting a direct free kick into the net from 20 yards out to make it 2-0.
No. 2 Messiah 6, Widener 1
CHESTER, Pa. — Messiah opened conference play with a 6-1 victory against Widener on Friday.
The Falcons scored early and often, Messiah’s (9-0-1, 1-0 CC) Jack Thompson and Sam Woodworth scored twice, and Jordan Sands and Trevor Lee each added one of their own. Goalkeepers Jake Berry and Brandon West both made two saves.
Widener’s goalkeeper, Dan Price made eight saves on the night. Matt Parrotta scored the lone goal for the Pride (3-6-1, 0-1 CC) his second of the season.
No. 5 Trinity (TX) 3, Centre 0
DANVILLE, Kentucky — A first-half power outage didn’t stop sophomore forward Brian Hines from scoring two fast back-to-back goals with minutes to play in the game as the defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Trinity Tigers beat the Centre Colonels 3-0 Friday night.
In the 84th minute, Hines headed the ball past the Colonels goalkeeper, on an assist from senior forward Cameron Hogsett. Within the span of a minute, Hines picked up his sixth goal of the season, and was assisted by senior midfielder Zach Garcia.
Trinity, ranked fifth in the nation, remained unbeaten with a 6-0-2 record, and went to 1-0-0 in the SCAC. Centre now stands at 5-3-1.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.