NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College men's soccer team remained unbeaten with a 5-0 blanking of the Community College of Rhode Island in a soccer game played at City Park in New Rochelle on Saturday. The team is now 9-0-1 on the season.
The Mustangs, whom have outscored their opponents, 23-1, in their last four games, scored all five goals in the first half. In the 15th minute, Jorge Paez found Jaime Hinchliffe for the game's first goal. Two-and-a-half minutes later Evan Finnegan scored on a nifty angle to make the score 2-0 for Monroe. For the third goal, Hinchliffe returned to favor to Paez at 23:34. Gonzalvo Rodriguez found Jordan Kinoshi, who scored inside the far post, to make the score 4-0 for Monroe. The final goal came 44:46 when Finnegan found Hinchliffe for his second goal of the match. The Mustangs led 5-0 at the half.
Monroe sent in reinforcements in the second half and despite not scoring, had several chances. In the end, CCRI was shutout as Monroe earned the 5-0 win. Robert Ekroll and Fabio Hernandez combined on the clean sheet. The Mustangs outshot CCRI 16-0 and were ahead, 8-0 on corner kicks.
The Monroe College men' soccer team returns to action on Tuesday, October 5, when they host Essex in the first half of a doubleheader. The opening kick is slated for 5:00 PM.