PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men's soccer team (2-6-1, 2-2-0 CACC) made it back-to-back victories with a 3-1 decision over Bloomfield (2-6-0, 1-3-0 CACC) in front of a large Homecoming crowd at Ravenhill Field on Saturday.
The Bears had the edge in shots (5-3) in the first half but the Rams had a 3-1 advantage in corner kicks. It was Bloomfield that found the net first, catching the goalkeeper out of position in the 16th minute.
Jefferson came out and scored the equalizer just 2:14 into the second stanza on a penalty kick by senior Charlie Livesey. The game remained level for over 20 minutes before the Rams capitalized on an opportunity for a 2-1 lead. Senior Myles-Jordan Senior-Campbell had a shot saved but senior Hunter Dyson followed up on the rebound in the 71st minute.
Senior-Campbell gave Jefferson an insurance goal in the 78th minute when he was able to out-run a defender and chip a loose ball over the charging goalkeeper. Junior Val Mokrejs picked up the assist. The Rams finished with a 16-11 advantage in shots, including 13-6 after the break.
- Junior Kris Donaldson stopped five shots in goal.
- It was the Rams' third straight win on Homecoming.
The Rams host Holy Family on Tuesday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m.