Tufts University 1, Connecticut College 0 2OT
Prophet Honored in Pre-Game Ceremony for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Ron Coleman (North Haven, Conn.) buried the game-winning header with 2:49 remaining in the second overtime to lift the Tufts University men´s soccer team to 1-0 win at Connecticut College Tuesday.
Ben Green (Burlington, Vt.) assisted on the game-winning marker. Alan Bernstein (Wayne, N.J.) made seven saves in the blanking for the visitors. Casey Marini (Hampden, Mass.) recorded three saves in the loss for the hosts.
After a scoreless first half, the Jumbos nearly got on the board with 39 minutes remaining. Franco Silva (Houston, Tex.) fired a low shot but Marini was able to make the diving stab for the Camels.
The Camels had a golden opportunity in the 68th minute. Oscar Brown (Ridgefield, Conn.) delivered a cross into the middle of the box and Trevor Prophet (Nashua, N.H.) got a head on it but the shot sailed just out of play.
In the first overtime, Billy Hawkey (Pennington, N.J.) launched a shot with 3:30 remaining but Bernstein made the critical stop for the visitors.
Tufts was able to break through in the second overtime. The Camels were flagged for a foul on the left sideline. Green was able to make the connection with Coleman, who buried the header at the far post for the game-winner.
The Connecticut College athletic program saluted its senior captain and leader Trevor Prophet in a pre-game ceremony.
A team captain for the Camel soccer team, Prophet has tallied 27 goals, seven assists and 61 points and is one of the most prolific scorers in program history. Prophet has been named First Team All-NESCAC in each of the past two seasons and was honored on the 2009 NSCAA All-Region squad.
Prophet has saved his best season for last and leads the NESCAC with nine goals scored and 21 points. Prophet has also left his mark on the tennis program as the #1 singles starter and will join his classmate Craig Stanton as a team captain for the third straight year.
On campus, Prophet has lobbied for his fellow student athletes, serving as President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Prophet is a terrific student and has been nominated for the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America program. He will also be named to the NESCAC All-Academic this season and will graduate this spring with a degree in economics and international relations.
October 19, 2010