NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College men's soccer team pushed its unblemished record to 6-0-1 on the season with a convincing, 9-0 blanking of Globe Tech in New Rochelle on Thursday afternoon. Jordan Kinoshi and Jamie Hinchliffe scored two goals apiece. The game was orginally slated to be played in Brooklyn, but a last second venue change forced the game to be played in New Rochelle.
The Mustangs opened the scoring in the fifth minute as Evan Finnegan got the boll on the left side of the box. He drew the defense towards him and chipped the ball to the middle of the net where the team's leading scorer, Jamie Hinchliffe, calmly headed the ball into the net to put Monroe up, 1-0. Twenty minutes later, at 25:09, the Mustangs took a 2-0 lead. Off a corner kick, Finnegan put the ball into the box where Jorge Paez came away with it amongst a gaggle of players. Paez turned and buried the ball in the back of the net. The lead grew to 3-0 three-and-a-half minutes later when Niall Smith played the ball to Dauda Kenneh who shot the ball and buried the rebound after the keeper parryed it. Kenneh scored his second goal of the match at 36:44 when took a Gonzalvo Rodriguez pass and dribbled around a couple of defends before tapping it into the net. The final goal of the half came at 37:17 when Andreas Time got the ball at headed for the middle of the 18-yard box. From there, he passed to Finnegan on the left wing who showed off his on fancy footwork on a defender and scored inside the far port. The Mustangs led at halftime, 5-0.
Monroe scored four more times in the second half. At 55:32, Hinchliffe scored he second marker of the game when Mamadou Balde passed him the ball and he went on a run and juked the keeper and scored to make it 6-0. The 7-0 goal came at 67:46 when Jordon Kinoshi took a pass from Abdi Said in the middle of the box and scored. Kinoshi scored again at 70:09 off a gorgeous pass from Kalifa Sylla. The final goal of the match came when Kinoshi returned the favor to Sylla. Monroe won 9-0.
Monroe outshot Globe 23-1 and had nine corner kicks for just a pair from the Knights. Robert Ekroll and Peter Engstron combined on the clean sheet. The Monroe College men's soccer team returns to the pitch on Saturday, September 26, when they face Ocean County in New Jersey. The kickoff is set for 2:00 PM.