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Bonnies Fall To George Washington In Wednesday Matinee

Bonnies Fall To George Washington In Wednesday Matinee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The St. Bonaventure University men's soccer team fell to George Washington, 4-0, Wednesday afternoon on the road in an Atlantic 10 contest.

The Bonnies were able to the pace of the game for the first 10 minutes of the first half, but the George Washington defense stood strong.

George Washington (5-5-1, 1-2 Atlantic 10) was able to earn back-to-back corner kicks in the 21st minute but could not take advantage.

GW was able to break through shortly after.

In the 22nd minute, Oscar Haynes Brown was able to break the deadlock when he turned and fire a clean shot that ended up in the bottom left corner of the net for the 1-0 lead that stood at halftime.

The hosts would dominate the second half.

Jacob Dyck had the best scoring chance of the first half for the Bonnies in the 37th minute. He received a ball over the top and struck it on the volley, but it was just wide.

The Colonials added an insurance goal early in the second half. The Bona defense conceded a penalty kick in the 58th minute that Brady O'Connor was able to convert, giving GW a 2-0 cushion.

Isaac Boamah seemed to have cut the deficit in half in the 69th minute, but he was called offside by the assistant referee.

Haynes Brown added his second goal of the game in the 76th minute and Haukur Hilmarsson scored in the 85th minute, making the final score 4-0.

Senior goalkeeper Luke Iacobellis made a season-high 11 saves in net and Boamah led the Bonnies with two shots.

The Bonnies fall to 5-5-1 overall and to 2-2 in the Atlantic 10.

St. Bonaventure returns to action Saturday, Oct. 13 at home against Saint Louis. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

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