Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Men's Soccer Outlasts George Mason 3-1 On Senior Night

Before the game, the Bonnies honored seniors: Jon-Michael Perkins, Nicholas Mazzola, Antonio Simora, Kyle Cunningham, Aidan Congahan and Jacob Dyck.
Before the game, the Bonnies honored seniors: Jon-Michael Perkins, Nicholas Mazzola, Antonio Simora, Kyle Cunningham, Aidan Congahan and Jacob Dyck.

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Second half goals from Francesco Caorsi and Fredrik Hansen pushed the St. Bonaventure University men's soccer team to a 3-1 victory over George Mason on Senior Night Saturday at the Marra Athletics complex.

The Bonnies (4-9, 1-5) jumped ahead 1-0 in the closing minutes of the first half to take an early advantage. Cuneyt Vardar was on the receiving end of a cross from John Engerman and fired the shot on net and in, putting the Bonnies up 1-0 in the 36th minute.

In the 41st minute, George Mason's Ryan Mingachos had a clean look at the net, but goalkeeper Trevor Wilson made a jumping save, keeping the Patriots off the scoreboard.

In the 59th minute, the Patriots scored a goal of their own to make the score 1-1 early in the second half.

The Bonnies scored just two minutes apart to take control of the contest. Caorsi found the ball on his foot and slotted home his second goal of the season in the 71st minute, with assists being credited to Hansen and Joshua Pulla. Hansen struck for his third marker of the season in the 73rd minute with Pulla securing his second assist on the evening, pushing the Bonnies advantage to 3-1.

Caorsi, Hansen and Shea Currey each had two shots on the night while Wilson finished with five saves in net.

Before the game, the Bonnies honored their six seniors: Jacob Dyck, Jon-Michael Perkins, Antonio Simora, Nicholas Mazzola, Kyle Cunningham and Aidan Conaghan.

The Bonnies are back in action with an Atlantic 10 contest on the road at Davidson Wednesday, Oct. 23. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

---
For the latest news on St. Bonaventure athletics, stay connected on social media. Follow the Bonnies on Twitter @GoBonnies and get men's soccer updates @BonniesMSoccer. Keep up with the Bonnies on Facebook /GoBonnies and on Instagram @GoBonnies.