April 7, 2010

MEN’S SOCCER PLAYS HOLY CROSS TO 1-1 TIE

DURHAM, N.H. – Freshman Alex Hussein (Haverhill, Mass.) netted a goal in the 90th minute as the University of New Hampshire played the College of Holy Cross to a 1-1 draw, Sunday afternoon at Cowell Stadium in the team’s first outing of the spring.

The Crusaders scored the game’s first goal in the early portion of the second half to jump ahead 1-0. The Wildcats rebuttaled with a score of their own, as Antti Arvola (Espoo, Finland) served the ball to the back post to Hussein, who put the ball in the net to even the score at 1-1.

Colin O’Donnell (Springfield, Mass.) and Chris Devine (Hampton, N.H.) split time in net for UNH.  

The Wildcats continue their spring schedule this weekend against UMass Lowell (4/9) at Cowell Stadium with kickoff set for 5 p.m.

New Hampshire will play host to Franklin Pierce (4/16) on Bremner Field at 7 p.m. Two days later the Wildcats wrap up the weekend with a 3 p.m. matchup against Vermont (4/18) at Cowell Stadium.

The following weekend the ‘Cats finish off the spring schedule with a host of three games at Cowell Stadium. New Hampshire kicks off the day with an 11:30 a.m. matchup against Southern New Hampshire University, which will feature two 25-minute halves. The day continues with a pair of 90-minute matchups, first with a 1 p.m. game between SNHU and Dartmouth and the second between UNH and Dartmouth at 3 p.m.

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