Men's Soccer Chips Past Mocs To Start SSC Play With Win

Men's Soccer Chips Past Mocs To Start SSC Play With Win
Mumbi Kwesele scored the game-winner in the 66th minute. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

LAKELAND, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers got the Sunshine State Conference men’s soccer season off on the right foot as they opened league play with a 1-0 win at Barnett Field against Florida Southern on Saturday night.

Mumbi Kwesele chipped in the only score of the game in the 66th minute. Joong Kim and Patrick Drmola combined on the assist for the Bucs (4-5-1, 1-0-0 SSC).

Barry’s Johnny Rodrigues had three saves to post his second shutout of the season. Cole Clingerman had five saves for the Mocs (2-5-0, 0-1-0 SSC).

The teams each took eight shots, but Barry led on goal 6-3.

The Bucs return home for Rivalry Week, sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps, to face Nova Southeastern on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:00 pm at Buccaneer Field.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
                          2013 Barry University Soccer
              Barry vs Florida Southern (10/05/13 at Lakeland, FL)

Barry (4-5-1, 1-0-0 SSC) vs. Florida Southern (2-5-0, 0-1-0 SSC)
 Date: 10/05/13      Attendance: 297
 Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy, 10 mph wind

 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 Barry.........................  0  1 -  1
 Florida Southern....  0  0 -  0

  1.  65:48 BARRY-M Mumbi Kwesele (2) (Patrick Drmola;Joong Kim) - Two passes on right side, high shot from far right over GK

 Shots: Barry 8, Florida Southern 8
 Saves: Barry 3 (Johnny Rodrigues 3), Florida Southern 5 (Cole Clingerman 5)