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Hornets unable to slow down Fisher on the second day of the NVU Invitational

Hornets unable to slow down Fisher on the second day of the NVU Invitational

Lyndonville, VT - The Northern Vermont University-Lyndon men's soccer team was defeated, 6-0, by Fisher College on day two of the Northern Vermont University Invitational.  With the loss the Hornets fall to 0-1-1 on the season, while the NAIA Falcons improve to 2-0.  In today's opening contest, NVU-Johnson downed Vermont Technical College, 4-0/

Game 1 - NVU-Johnson 4, Vermont Tech 0

Nursing a one goal lead, the Badgers struck twice 30 seconds apart late in the first half and were never threatened after that.  Four different Johnson players scored, with Tyler Cirillo and Elliot Hanna each picking up a goal and an assist.  The Badgers dominated play, owning a 38-8 advantage in shots and 54% posession time.  Johnson keeper Zach Blaser was only called upon to make three saves while VTC goalkeepers Thomas Ferguson and Jonathan Alvin combined to make 18 saves.

Game 2 - Fisher 6, NVU-Lyndon 0

For the second day in a row the Hornets were unable to put the ball in the net.  Thsi time they were unable to hold off their opponents, as the Falcons outshot Lyndon 34-4.  Andree Molina and Nicolas Shervensquy each scored two goals for Fisher.  Caleb Derbyshire (Barton, VT) made six saves in goal for Lyndon, while his Fisher counterpart, Christopher Garcia, was only called on to stop two shots.  The Falcons controlled things throughout, as they posessed the ball for 62% of the game.

The Hornets are off until Sunday, Spetember 8th, when Pine Manor College will come to Varsity Field for a 1:00 pm non-conference matchup.