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Eagles Eliminate Ferrum Men from ODAC Tournament with 2-0 Quarterfinal Win

Graham Holley
Graham Holley

 

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- Ferrum College's men's soccer team participated in its first-ever Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament, falling 2-0 this afternon to #3 Bridgewater College. The Panthers were the #6 seed.

RECORDS
Bridgeater (10-6-1)
Ferrum (10-7)

THE BASICS
Matthew Pagano got Bridgewater on the scoreboard early with a goal 8:09 into the game, and a double assist being credited to Leo Alcantara and Thomas White. The score remained 1-0 into the 81st minute when Luke Stubbs took a cross from Alcantara and put it past Ferrum goalkeeper Marco Rivera for the final count.

The loss closes out Ferrum's season. Bridgewater advances to the ODAC Tounament semifinals on Nov. 3 and will face the winner of the #2 Lynchburg vs. #7 Randolph quarterfinal, currently being played.

KEY STATS
Bridgewater: Pagano, GW goal; Stubbs goal; Alcantara 2 asst; GK Quentin Boric 90 min, 3 saves
Ferrum: GK Rivera 90 min, 3 saves

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"After a great season of program records and our first ODAC season, I am very proud of the lads and the way they carried themselves. A 10-win season and finishing 6th in the ODAC is a great achievement and I think we have to be proud of everyone for that. We will look to grow as a team in the off season and come back strong. Thanks to our six graduating seniors, who have given everything to this program." -- Head Coach Enda Crehan.