Nighthawks Blank Falcons, 6-0
The Newbury College men's soccer team shut out non-conference Fisher College, 6-0, Sunday afternoon. Junior midfielder Shaundize Moosavizadeh (Winchester, Mass.) jumped up into a two-way tie for third with 10 goals on the season, registering two first half goals against the Falcons in the Nighthawks' fifth victory of the season.
For the majority of the first period the Falcons hung with the Nighthawks but late in the first half Moosavizadeh resurrected the Newbury offense finding the back of the net on a feed from freshman midfielder Rodriquez Pierre (Somerville, Mass.). It was like déjà vu just seconds later when Pierre connected with sophomore forward Gerard Font-Raventos (Barcelona, Spain), for the Spaniard's first goal of his collegiate career. Moosavizadeh closed out the first half dribbling up the far-side knocking the ball past Fisher keeper junior John Del Valle (Stoughton, Mass.) and into the right side of the net with five minutes left in the half.
The offense continued to flourish when they returned to the field at the start of the second. Freshman midfielder Mamadou Diallo (Wallingford, Conn.) registered the Nighthawks fourth goal of the game from the center, on a pass from senior midfielder Joseph Jacobsen (Salisbury, Mass.) in the 58th minute. But they were not done yet. After senior forward Andi Maska (Roslindale, Mass.) knocked in the fifth goal unassisted, fellow senior Alex Chappell (East Haddam, Conn.) connected with Jacobsen, sealing the deal for the Nighthawks in the 84th minute.
Junior goalkeeper Jeremy Bergeron (Fitchburg, Mass.) made the start in net and preserved the shut-out for Newbury making a key save off a hard shot by Fisher junior Ray Kadzashie (Accra, Ghana).
With the win, Newbury improves to 5-8-1 while Fisher falls to 0-13 overall. The Falcons return to action next Friday when they travel to upstate New York to face off with American Mideast rivals Houghton College and Daemen College.