‘Fish Pull Out the Offensive Fireworks in a 7-0 Victory Over Bob Jones University
September 22, 2014
Written by: Michael Brown, Assistant A.D. for External Operations
GREENVILLE, S.C.- The Sailfish men’s soccer team wrapped up a successful trip through the Southeast on Monday evening by taking down Bob Jones (S.C.) University by a 7-0 score. The win for Palm Beach Atlantic improves their record to 5-1-1 as they earned their fourth straight victory.
The Sailfish and Bruins met for the first time on Monday as PBA wrapped up a 2-0 trip following Saturday’s 2-1 win at King (Tenn.) University.
Redshirt sophomore Cameron Roberts and freshman Joshua Page each tallied a pair of goals on the evening while Roberts made it a career night with an assist in addition to his two scores.
PBA peppered the BJU goalkeeper early in the match and finished with a 12-4 shots advantage in the first-half as they led 6-0 at the break.
Roberts tallied the first score on an assist from Eddy Milien in just the third minute of the contest followed up less than two minutes later by an own goal that deflected off a BJU defender and in for a 2-0 Sailfish lead.
Defender Neil Slooves made good on a corner kick from junior midfielder Tom Gavin in the 22nd minute that pushed the PBA advantage to 3-0.
Goals by Lucas Kuscevic, Roberts and Page closed out the first-half for the Sailfish as they cruised into the halftime break with a 6-0 lead.
Page tallied the final goal of the night in the 81st minute as PBA controlled the ball for most of the match.
Junior Steeven Raymont played the first 10 minutes in net for the ‘Fish before giving way to Fernando Cortes who made his PBA debut with a solid 80 minutes of shutout soccer in between the pipes. The former John I. Leonard High School player made five saves in helping to preserve the shutout.
Palm Beach Atlantic will now rest up for a road match against in-region foe Florida Southern College on Saturday, Sept. 27th with kickoff slated for 7 pm.