Yepes' Tallies Brace, but Men's Soccer Falls at Mount St. Mary's

Yepes' Tallies Brace, but Men's Soccer Falls at Mount St. Mary's

Senior Eddie Yepes scored two second half goals, but the Central Connecticut men's soccer team fell at Mount St. Mary's, 3-2, on Friday at Waldron Family Stadium in Emmitsburg, MD. The Blue Devils mounted a late charge, but were unable to find the back of the net for the game-tying goal. CCSU travels to Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday.

GAME INFORMATION
Score: Central Connecticut 2, Mount St. Mary's 3
Records: Central Connecticut (0-9-1, 0-4 NEC), Mount (5-5, 2-1)
Location: Waldron Family Stadium | Emmitsburg, MD

KEY MOMENTS

  • Mount St. Mary's scored a pair of goals in a span of a minute to take a 2-0 lead. Yann Kouemi accounted for both Mount goals in the 10th and 11th minutes.
  • Marcos Lucero pushed the Mountaineers' goal to 3-0 just before halftime off an assist by Kouemi.
  • With 21 minutes to play, Yepes had back-to-back shots saved that would've cut the deficit to one goal.
  • Yepes scored his second of the night with just over nine minutes left when he converted a penalty kick.
  • Sophomore Sean Gannon hit a bending, left-footed shot with just under four minutes remaining that rattled the goalpost.

NUMBER TO KNOW
2 – Yepes notched a goal for CCSU in the second straight game and has three goals in the last two games.

NOTES

  • CCSU Men's Soccer is celebrating its 50th season of varsity competition in 2019. 
  • The Blue Devils have lost two straight to the Mount, but are 8-5 overall in the series dating back to 2002.
  • Yepes (3 G, 3 A) leads the Blue Devils in scoring on the year. He had eight shots in the game, including four on goal.
  • Central held a 14-8 margin in shots in the game and a 2-1 edge in corner kicks.
  • Sophomore Jason Dubrovich maded two saves for Central.

UP NEXT
Central Connecticut plays at Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday for a 6:00 p.m. kickoff.

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