Nichols Shuts Out Men's Soccer

Nichols Shuts Out Men's Soccer

DUDLEY, Mass. (9/18/17) – The Bison of Nichols College blanked Lasell College in a non-conference men's soccer match, 6-0, on Monday afternoon at Nichols Soccer stadium.

Nichols freshman Ryan Fraleigh (Rocky Hill, Conn.) netted his first two collegiate goals to lead five different goal scorers as the Bison improve to 4-3-1, while the Lasers drop to 2-4.

Senior Paul Sickinger's (Tyngsboro, Mass.) fifth goal of the season proved to be the game-winning goal only 1:45 into the contest as the Bison eventually took a 5-0 lead into halftime. Brian Czuba (Franklin, Mass.) put Nichols in front 2-0 just over seven minutes later, before Fraleigh found the back of the net in the 31st minute for the 3-0 advantage.

Nick Cancellaro (Watertown, Conn.) potted his first career goal just over a minute later, before Fraleigh's second of the contest in the final minute of the half put the Bison ahead 5-0. Kyle Brassard (East Granby, Conn.) added a goal in the 81st minute to round out the scoring.

Cole Houghton (Gorham, Maine) picked up a pair of assists, while Sickinger also added an assist for a three-point day. Andrew Radomski (Kennebunk, Maine) and Chris Noga (Belchertown, Mass.) also picked up helpers in the victory.

Lasell's Jackson Burhans (Berlin, N.Y.) stopped six shots while allowing five goals in the setback, with Matteo Cugno (Medford, Mass.) registering four saves and allowing one goal in the second half. Patrick Porpora (Westminster, Mass.) stopped six shots in the opening half to earn his third win of the season, while Zach Suhoza (Clearwater, Fla.) played the final 45 minutes.

Nichols held a 22-14 edge in shots in the game as Sickinger and Czuba led the Bison with three shots on goal apiece. Lasell was led by Matt Latsha's (Litchfield, N.H.) two attempts on net.

The Lasers have a quick turnaround for their next contest tomorrow at Emmanuel at 7:00 p.m., while Nichols is back in action on Friday at Curry at 6:30 p.m.




Recap Courtesy of Nichols Sports Information