Men's soccer beats Monmouth 2-1 | The Boneyard

Men's soccer beats Monmouth 2-1

Status
Not open for further replies.
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
237
Reaction Score
250
Not a real soccer afficionado, but I have followed UConn team pretty closely the last few years. While it is pretty clear that we have some national class athletes, and a very good team, overall, we seem to dominate on defense, but barely get by on the offensive side.

Monmouth has a pretty good team with some genuinely good wins, but also lost to Sacred Heart and CCSU during the season, and failed to score against Stony Brook until overtime.

Why is it that we seem to struggle so much to score with apparently real good players against inferior teams?
 

mets1090

Probably returning some video tapes...
Joined
Aug 25, 2011
Messages
3,613
Reaction Score
1,581
That's the way our coach coaches. It is also the reason why UConn traditionally fails in the post season
 

DieHardHusky

The Blue Guy
Joined
Aug 28, 2011
Messages
408
Reaction Score
28
Nice win for the Huskies today. A surprisingly decent outcome considering a lot of students left Friday for break. I was one who made the hour trip back up to Storrs to catch this one.
After Monmouth took an early lead, Mamadou netted a pair, his first was on a beautiful corner from Alvarez, the second one was on a PK after he was wiped out in the box which resulted in a red card.
UConn(3) will play James Madison (14) next Sunday at 1pm. This is the Sweet 16 of soccer. Worth noting in other action, St. John's(9) just lost to Brown 1-0.
 
Joined
Aug 27, 2011
Messages
1,316
Reaction Score
259
Next up James Madison...should be a nice game!
 

HuskyHawk

The triumphant return of the Blues Brothers.
Joined
Sep 12, 2011
Messages
23,378
Reaction Score
28,713
Any thoughts on ticket availability for the James Madison game? Might drive down from metro Boston.
 
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
32,164
Reaction Score
27,224
That's the way our coach coaches. It is also the reason why UConn traditionally fails in the post season
He has 3 NCs doing it his way. You have none, unless you're really JC or GA.
 

HuskyHawk

The triumphant return of the Blues Brothers.
Joined
Sep 12, 2011
Messages
23,378
Reaction Score
28,713
He has 3 NCs doing it his way. You have none, unless you're really JC or GA.
Four actually, but just one at UConn.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Online statistics

Members online
353
Guests online
1,096
Total visitors
1,449

Forum statistics

Threads
165,315
Messages
4,011,212
Members
8,801
Latest member
ArizonaHsky


Top Bottom