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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER
Friday, September 6, 2002

Etown Ties Westminster, 0-0, on First Day of Blue Jay Classic, Westminster Advances to Tourney Championship on Penalty Kicks, Roanoke Defeats Keuka, 8-0, to Advance to Tournament Championship

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- A wild first day of Elizabethtown's 2002 Richard D. Poole, Inc. Blue Jay Classic saw Roanoke (1-2) pummel Keuka (1-1) by a final score of 8-0, and saw the host Blue Jays (1-0-2) battle Westminster (0-1-2) to a 0-0 tie through two overtimes. The question of which team would advance to face Roanoke in the tournament championship was settled by penalty kicks, in which Westminster outscored Elizabethtown 4-3.

In the tournament's first game, Regi Francois (Springfield, VA/Washington International) led Roanoke in scoring with a pair of goals. The Maroons fired off 17 shots on goal against just two for Keuka, and had eight corner kicks while Keuka had none. Also figuring heavily into Roanoke's offensive explosion were David Lechtrecker (Ellicott City, MD/Mount Hebron) with one goal and one assist, and freshman Donny Smith (Roanoke, VA/Patrick Henry), who assisted a pair of Maroon goals.

In the nightcap, Elizabethtown did not score despite firing off 26 total shots and 13 shots on goal. Kevin Humberston (North Versailles, PA/East Allegheny) was the principal cause of the Blue Jays' scorelessness, as the Westminster goaltender put forth a spectacular effort, making nine saves. In comparison, Westminster managed just three shots on goal throughout the entire game. Etown also had 13 corner kicks against just two for Westminster.

Elizabethtown also played a total of over 70 minutes with a man down following the red carding of John Aronowicz (Exton, PA/Downingtown) 39:37 into the game.

Tony Arrigo (Pittsburg, PA/Plum) struck the final penalty kick for Westminster to send the Titans into the tournament championship.

Roanoke and Westminster will play for the tournament title beginning at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 7, while Elizabethtown will face Keuka in the third place game, scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

At Elizabethtown, Pa.
2002 Richard D. Poole, Inc. Blue Jay Classic

Game 1: Roanoke 8, Keuka 0
Keuka (1-1) 0 0 --- 0
Roanoke (1-2) 6 2 --- 8
Scoring:
RC-David Lechtrecker (Brandon Moffett), 2:59
RC-Regi Francios (Lechtrecker), 15:56
RC-Francois, 18:09
RC-Elliott Stallings (Donny Smith), 35:24
RC-Dave Matthews, 39:19
RC-Nate Barnes, 44:59
RC-Bryan Galazka (Smith), 69:35
RC-Keith McGovern, 77:56
Shots on Goal: KC 2, RC 17. Corner Kicks: KC 0, RC 8. Yellow Cards: KC 2 (Joe Petrosino, Dave Bove). Goalie Saves: Matt Kofi (KC) 6, Mike Griffin (KC) 2, William Adams (KC) 0, Chris Ebeling (RC) 0, Chris Lovatt (RC) 1, Joe Ghobrial (RC) 0.

Game 2: Westminster 0, Elizabethtown 0
Westminster (0-1-2) 0 0 0 0 --- 0
Elizabethtown (1-0-1) 0 0 0 0 --- 0
Note: Westminster advances to championship on penalty kicks, 4-3
Westminster Penalty Kick Attempts:
1. Christian Davoli, scored
2. John Booth, did not score
3. Todd Fisher, scored
4. Braeden Mathieu, scored
5. Tony Amigo, scored
Elizabethtown Penalty Kick Attempts:
1. Andrew Kummerer, did not score
2. Chase Franklin, scored
3. James Dipino, scored
4. Brad Confer, did not score
5. Brian Healy, scored
Shots on Goal: WC 3, EC 13. Corner Kicks: WC 2, EC 13. Yellow Cards: WC 0, EC 1 (James Dipino). Red Cards: WC 0, EC 1 (John Aronowicz). Goalie Saves: Kevin Humberston (WC) 9, Michael Ciattei (EC) 3.