Late Surge Sends Men's Soccer Past TCNJ, 3-2

UNION, N.J. (10/13/12) – The Kean University men’s soccer team used three second half goals to defeat The College of New Jersey in New Jersey Athletic Conference action, 3-1, Saturday evening.

TCNJ junior midfielder Sean Casey opened the scoring off a Vince McEnroe corner kick 4:52 into the match.  The Cougars answered back at the 49:25 mark. Sophomore Erickson Simeon fed the ball to senior Abner Denis, who connected with a shot under the crossbar for his third goal of the season. The Lions (6-10, 2-5 NJAC) were able to retake the lead as senior Kevin Shaw found the back of the net off a feed from teammate Kevin McCartney. Late in the second half, junior midfielder Pat Foley scored off a breakaway down the right wing side and beat goalkeeper Maciej Libucha for his second goal of the season. Just under four minutes later and with the time ticking away, rookie Jose Arevalo (pictured left) scored off a pass from Foley to give the Cougars (8-7, 4-3 NJAC) a 3-2 lead with 1:32 remaining.

Senior goalkeeper John Londono finished the match with two saves, and Lions goalkeeper Maciej Libucha finished with seven.

The Cougars head on the road to play on Wednesday, October 17th as they travel to New York University at 5 p.m.