PHILADELPHIA – The Thomas Jefferson University men's soccer team (7-10-1, 7-5 CACC) finished the regular season with a 4-1 victory over Nyack (2-14-2, 1-11 CACC) on Thursday.
The Rams locked up the sixth seed in the CACC Tournament with the win. They will travel to third-seeded Holy Family for the quarterfinals on Monday, November 11 at 2 p.m.
Senior Hunter Dyson put the Rams ahead just seven minutes into the contest. He corralled a loose ball off of a save, dribbled around a defender and hit the left side of the net. The Warriors evened the score in the 30th minute on a cross into the box. The score remained 1-1 into halftime. Nyack had a 7-5 advantage in shots in the period.
Dyson recorded his second tally of the game in the 56th minute. He dribbled across the top of the box before blasting a kick into the upper left corner. Senior Sebastien Durand made it 3-1 in the 74th minute, finishing off a cross from junior Gus Ward. The last goal came in the final seconds with freshman Nick Pfau sending a pass ahead to freshman Noah Stover, who beat the goalkeeper to the right side.
Jefferson finished with a 10-6 shot advantage in the second half and won the category, 15-13 for the game. Stephen Paul made four saves in goal.
- It was the 99th career victory for head coach Ptah Myers.
- It is the eighth straight CACC Tournament appearance for the Rams.
- Dyson is the second different Ram to have a multi-goal game this season along with senior Charlie Livesey (twice).
- Jefferson honored seniors Charlie Livesey, Sebastien Durand, Dillon Abraham, Myles-Jordan Senior-Campbell, Rashaan Robe, Jason Mendez and Hunter Dyson prior to the game.