- Second half goals by Ken Tribbett and Nathan Page backed a seven-save shutout
by Tim Washam as Drexel topped visiting UNCW, 2-0, in a Colonial Athletic Association
soccer game at Vidas Field on Saturday
The Seahawks saw their three-game winning streak halted and
dipped to 5-6-1 overall and 2-2 in the CAA. The Dragons improved to 7-3-1 and
"We had a chance to take the lead in the second half, but the
shot just missed," said UNCW Head Coach Aidan Heaney. "After Drexel scored that
first goal, we had to chase the game and just couldn't equalize. We played well
overall and we'll need to continue to do so with some important home games
After both sides battled to a scoreless stalemate in the
first half, Tribbett was able to put the Dragons on the scoreboard when he beat
UNCW goalkeeper Brad Newman from 30 yards out in the 67th minute.
Page doubled the DU lead in the 78th minute when he
converted a rebound following a shot from Michele Pataia.
The Dragons finished with a 19-15 advantage in shots.
Sophomore Jamie Dell led UNCW with three shots on goal and
nearly gave the Seahawks a lead in the 60th minute, but his shot caromed off
The Seahawks open a three-game homestand on Oct. 10 with a 7
p.m. kickoff against James Madison.