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Southern Connecticut State Athletics | September 28, 2017

SCSU upsets No. 12 SNHU in NE-10 showdown

  Devante Teixeira scored the game-winning goal in Southern Connecticut State's upset.

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Southern Connecticut State University men's soccer team stunned No. 12 SNHU with a 2-1 victory.

RECORDS: SCSU (5-1-2, 3-0-2 NE10) | SNHU (6-1-1, 3-1-1 NE10)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Owls started strong with an early goal in the 11th minute, a through ball passed by freshman Ignasi Cererols for a one touch shot by senior Louis Greenway-Tambini into the right side of the goal to give the Owls the lead. The Owls would breakdown defensively as the Penmen would score to tie the game at one in the 26th minute of play.

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Five minutes later southern would score their second goal of the game sophomore Devante Teixeira scored off a cross from Greenway-Tambini. That would turn out to be the game-winning goal to remain undefeated in conference play.

Greenway-Tambini recorded a goal and an assist in tonights win to put him at six goals on the year. Teixeira had the game winning goal for his second of the year to put him second in points of the team.

MORE: UCM's Ana Dilkes continues to post zeroes as DII's top goalkeeper

UP NEXT

The Owls host Assumption on Saturday, with the game set to start at 6 p.m.       

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