BROOKLINE, Mass. -Colin Bonner netted his fifth goal of the season for UNCW, but the Seahawks
were unable to overcome a three-point night by Northeastern's Don Anding as the
Huskies edged the Seahawks, 2-1, in Colonial Athletic Association soccer action
Saturday at Parsons Field.
The Huskies stayed atop the CAA standings with the win and
improved to 11-1-2 overall and 6-0-1 in the league. It was NU's 10th straight
outing without a loss, setting a new school record. The Seahawks dipped to
6-9-1 and 3-5.
Don Anding, the league's leading scorer, scored what would
prove to be the winning goal and added an assist on the opening goal.
Leading 1-0 in the 78th minute, Anding beat UNCW goalkeeper
Sam Williams with a chip shot off a pass from Ambry Moss.
Bonner, a freshman, brought the Seahawks to within 2-1 in
the 81st minute when his shot was tucked inside the left post. Senior Etienne Boulanger was credited with an assist on the play.
The Huskies grabbed the early lead just 61 seconds into the
contest when Donovan Fayd beat Williams for his fourth goal of the season.
Anding and Dante Marini assisted on the early strike.
NU held a 13-9 advantage in shots.
The Seahawks next host Towson on Oct. 27 in the home season
finale at 7 p.m. Both teams are fighting for one of six CAA tournament berths.