WILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- Junior Tyler Jones (Vernon) scored his seventh goal of the season with 3:46 gone in overtime to lift the Eastern Connecticut State University men's soccer team to a 2-1 non-conference victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Tuesday afternoon at Thomas Nevers Field.
Coast Guard held a 9-7 edge in shots, with Murphy making four saves and Jake Sorenson of Coast Guard one.
At left: Eastern's three seniors and their families were honored prior to the game. (Photo by Taylor Emmerson)
The victory leaves the team's three outgoing seniors -- D'Ambrosio, Neuendorf and Zane Lombardo (Portland) -- unbeaten at home in the regular season in their final seasons. The trio and their families were honored prior to the start of the match in celebration of Seniors' Day.
Eastern travels to face the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Saturday at 4 p.m. in the regular-season and Little East Conference finale.