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Wayne Cavadi | | September 13, 2017

WATCH Stonehill's Connor O'Brien scores goal from 40-yards away

  Connor O'Brien unloads as he scores a goal from nearly 50-yards out to give Stonehill a 2-0 lead.

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.

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.

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