Connecticut College 7, Elms College 0 Devlin & Manoogian Both Supply 2 Goals & One Assist as Camels Cruise to Shutout Win

Connecticut College 7, Elms College 0 Devlin & Manoogian Both Supply 2 Goals & One Assist as Camels Cruise to Shutout Win

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Senior All-American Pat Devlin (Washington Crossing, Pa.) had two goals and one assist to lead the Connecticut College men's soccer team in a 7-0 victory against Elms College on Freeman Field today. 

Devlin closed out the week with 10 points on four goals and two assists.  The Camels improved their record to 3-1 with the win, while the Blazers slipped to 0-6 in the loss.

Sophomore Ben Manoogian (Peabody, Mass.) also contributed with two goals and an assist for the hosts. Ousmane Dieng (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Freddie Yao (San Francisco, Calif.) both had a goal and an assist in the triumph for the Camels. Christian Murphy (Newport News, Va.) chipped in with a score for the winning side.

Freshman Liam Lofgren (Westbury, N.Y.) made one save in 73:52 of action to earn the win for the Camels. Max Chesky (Holyoke, Mass.) played the closing 16:08 without having to make a stop.  Connecticut College enjoyed a 30-to-2 advantage on the shot chart and had an 8-to-1 edge on corner kicks. 

Manoogian scored the only goal of the first stanza in the 12th minute of action when he re-directed a header from Nate Summers (Westfield, Mass.) into the netting to make it a 1-0 game. But the Camels erupted with three goals in a 2:49 span at the beginning of the second half to pull away. Dieng knocked in a rebound of a Devlin blast at the far post 1:14 into the half. Just 20 seconds later, Manoogian assisted Devlin on a 20 yard blast and it the Camels were in control with a 3-0 advantage. Then, in the 50th minute of play, Manoogian took a pass from Dieng and tapped the ball over the top of Elms College net-minder Tyler Graves (Monson, Mass.).

Yao assisted Devlin for his second score of the half in the 69th minute and Murphy and Yao closed out the scoring with goals coming 1:15 apart to close out the 7-0 win.

Graves finished with 13 saves for the Blazers. Elms College junior forward Donald Whittle (Somers, Conn.) and Michael Campos (Naugatuck, Conn.) both had shots in the loss for the visitors.

Pat Devlin and Ben Manoogian Post-Game Press Conference Video