COBLESKILL, NY – The SUNYIT men's soccer team was stunned by SUNY Cobleskill Saturday, falling 1-0 and suffering its first conference loss of the season while Cobleskill picked up its first NEAC win of the year. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 6-1 in the NEAC and 9-4 overall, while Cobleskill improved to 1-5-1 in the NEAC and 4-8-1 overall.
SUNYIT suffered the loss despite outshooting Cobleskill 17-7 on the day. After a scoreless first half, Cobleskill freshman Brandon Cooper sent a corner kick to teammate Joe Giuliano, who found the back of the net at 52:39 for what proved to be the game-winning goal.
Freshman goalie Malick Faye (Bronx, NY/MLK) made two saves for SUNYIT, while Mark Curran stopped five shots in the win for Cobleskill.
The Wildcats will be back in action on Tuesday, October 19 when they travel to take on Elmira College. Game time is scheduled for 3:30 pm.