The Stonehill men's soccer team got off to a nice start this season. The Skyhawks began their slate 3-1-1, before welcoming No. 3-ranked Adelphi to the Easton, Massacussettes campus. Projected to finish tenth in the Northeast-10, Stonehill had a real chance to make a statement on Tuesday.
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Senior midfielder Connor O'Brien took matters into his own... feet.
O'Brien scored the eighth and ninth goals of his Stonehill career, getting the Skyhawks out to an early 2-0 lead against Adelphi. The first goal came on a free kick. The second was this bomb, making a nice move before launching one from nearly 40-yards out right over the keepers head.
We have an early candidate for goal of the year from @GoStonehill Connor O'Brien as he did this yesterday #SCtop10 #NE10EMBRACE pic.twitter.com/TF9ExqAmxU— The NE10 (@TheNortheast10) September 13, 2017
O'Brien's day would be all for naught as Adelphi rallied, scoring a late goal to remain undefeated on the season. You can see both of O'Brien's big goals in the video below.