Asiedu Scores Twice in 2-1 Win at Westfield State
Westfield, Mass. – Junior forward Emmanuel Asiedu (Lincoln, R.I.) scored both goals as Rhode Island College downed Westfield State, 2-1, in collegiate men’s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon.
The Anchormen (6-5-4) snapped a six-game winless streak with the win. Freshman goalkeeper Douglas Morgan (Landing, N.J.) made seven saves to pick up his second victory (2-0) of the year.
Asiedu opened the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 51st minute. Ten minutes later, Asiedu scored his team-high ninth goal of the season on an assist from sophomore midfielder Camilo Estrada (Pawtucket, R.I.).
Westfield (4-10) sliced RIC in half on Kristian Driscoll’s goal off a corner kick in the 72nd minute. Ryan Nickerson and Dan Brady were credited with assists.
Westfield State outshot RIC, 12-11, which included an 8-6 edge in shots on goal. Owl keeper Keith Hevey had four saves.
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East Conference action at home against Southern Maine on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m.