MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers fell 2-1 to the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers in men’s soccer action on Sunday afternoon at Buccaneer Field.
The Chargers (2-4-0) struck first when Daniel Wright buried a free kick from 25 yards in the fourth minute.
The Bucs took a big hit in the 12th minute when starting sweeper Nenad Savic was whistled for a high kick and sent off, leaving the Bucs a man down for the rest of the game.
Late in the first half, the Bucs knotted the game. Stephen Hume fed the ball up the left wing and Ryan Alexander touched it over to Marcus Reynolds at the top of the six-yard box for the equalizer.
The game stayed tied for the next 40 minutes, despite a sizeable edge in shots for the Bucs. But in the 83rd minute, Stephen Nelson’s shot rebounded out to Wright who tapped it in for the game-winner.
Despite being a man down, the Bucs held a 17-10 edge in shots, including 11-6 in the second half. Devala Gorrick had four saves for the Bucs and Julio Arnaiz swept a shot by Nelson off the line at the 78:03 mark. Geoffrey Merry had four saves for the Chargers.
Soccer Game Summary (Final)
2007 Barry University Soccer
Alabama-Huntsville vs #25 Barry (09/09/2007 at Miami Shores, Fla.)
Alabama-Huntsville (2-4-0) vs. Barry (4-2-0)
Date: 09/09/2007 Attendance: 156
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Alabama-Huntsville.. 1 1 - 2
Barry......................... 1 0 - 1
1. 3:06 UAHM Daniel Wright (2) (Travis Morris) – off 25-yard free kick
2. 42:42 BUM Marcus Reynolds (1) (Ryan Alexander;Stephen Hume) – cross from left wing to top of 6
3. 82:46 UAHM Daniel Wright (3) (Stephen Nelson) – rebound from blocked shot
Shots: Alabama-Huntsville 10, Barry 17
Saves: Alabama-Huntsville 5 (Geoffrey Merry 4; TEAM 1), Barry 5 (Devala Gorrick 4; TEAM 1)