Mitchell Wambach, a defender, was voted the Vikings’ team captain prior to his junior year and committed to Bonaventure last August. The incoming finance major also played club soccer for Empire United Soccer Academy, helping the Development Academy team to the national finals and a No. 8 national ranking last winter…
Alex West added six tackles and a half sack. West is now just a half sack away from tying the college’s career sack record of 25.
While the Knights outshot Roberts 10-3 they were unable to get past senior goalkeeper Kelsey Brinkel (Aquinas) who saw nine saves during the game.
The Purple Knights got on the board quickly with a goal in the 4th minute and added a second goal in the first half in the 21st minute.
Bret Kaemmerlen (Webster, NY/Webster Thomas) scored for RIT, while Mark-Vincent Sansone (Hilton, NY/Aquinas Institute) had an assist.
Liz Mastoloni fired a shot less than three minutes later looking to put UR up 2-0, but her shot sailed wide.
She fired in a service that Christine Cataldo-Smith (Yardley, PA/Pennsbury) hit the first time, but was just wide of the Vassar net.
Alfred had scoring chances thereafter, but Nazareth goalkeeper Brian Wilkin (Hilton) was equal to the challenge as both of his saves came in the second half of his seventh shutout of the season and 23rd of his career.
Nate Sampson of Emory hit the crossbar with a free kick just as the first overtime period started.
Senior Molly Zientek registered the goal, with the assist coming from Brylie Hapeman.