CALDWELL, N.J. – The Thomas Jefferson University men's soccer team (6-9-1, 6-4 CACC) fell at conference opponent Caldwell (4-12, 4-7 CACC), 2-1 on Saturday.
The Rams had an unfortunate start to the contest with an own goal in the sixth minute, putting the Cougars ahead, 1-0. Jefferson had the advantage in shots in the period, 13-7, with nine corner kick opportunities but could not convert. Caldwell made it 2-0 with just 21 seconds left in the first half.
The Cougars were better defensively in the second, limiting Jefferson to five shots. The Rams broke through in the 74th minute with senior Hunter Dyson finding the back of the net with assists from junior Val Mokrejs and senior Stephen Paul. Jefferson had four more shots after the tally but could not find the equalizer.
- Paul ended the contest with seven saves for the Rams.
- Jefferson's 12 corner kicks were a season high.
With two matches left in the regular season, the Rams sit in a four-way tie for fourth place in the CACC with Holy Family, Georgian Court and Concordia (N.Y.). However, Concordia has finished its conference schedule. Wilmington has secured the top seed for the CACC Tournament while Goldey-Beacom and Post are battling for the second seed.
The Rams host Georgian Court on Tuesday, November 5 at 2:30 p.m.