Sept. 14, 2005
Worcester, MA - Freshman Felipe Castrillon scored two goals and freshman Norbert Sieczkewski added another to lead the Holy Cross men's soccer team to a 3-1 non-conference victory over Sacred Heart on Wednesday afternoon. Holy Cross has now won three straight and improves to 3-2 overall this season, while the Pioneers fall to 1-3.
Sieczkewski opened up the scoring just 2:26 into the game when he headed a cross from senior Anthony Cinelli into the back of the Sacred Heart net. The Pioneers got right back into the game after freshman Jason Tessitore (Ansonia, CT/Amity) beat HC keeper Richard Whipple on a breakaway to tie the game at 1-1 just 13:57 into the match.
Castrillon then scored what would be the game winner for Holy Cross when he corralled a rebound and scored less than three minutes later to give the Crusaders a 2-1 lead at the half. Senior forward Josh Trott was credited with the assist.
Castrillon then gave Holy Cross an insurance goal in the 68th minute when he received a leading pass from fellow freshman Andreas Andrews and beat SHU keeper Matt Jones (Stoke-on-Trent, England/Sandon) on a breakaway effort.
Whipple made three saves on the afternoon to record his third win of the season. Jones made seven saves for the Pioneers, who were outshot 13-8.
The Pioneers continue their road trip Friday afternoon when they visit Maine. Game time is set for 3:00 pm.