From the HCC sports desk:
PEMBERTON, N.J.—In the midst of a five-game roadstand, which boasts four MDJUCO-conference opponents, the Harford men’s soccer team faced non-conference foe Burlington, with the Fighting Owls’ (3-3-1) reserves falling to the Barons (3-0), 11-0 on Monday at Burlington County College.
Head coach Barry Wilson gave his regular starters some much needed rest before the Owls’ conference tilt against Howard on Tuesday and CCBC-Essex on Saturday and had a chance to get his reserve players some more minutes and take a better look at their playing performances.
Though the score was a bit lopsided, Wilson was happy with freshman goalkeeper George Tsakiris’s (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) performance as the rookie keeper stopped nine Baron chances.
The Harford defense was also impressive, stopping 16 more potential scoring chances by drawing Burlington offsides, while the offense saw five good scoring chances, with freshman Chris Stone (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) leading the way with three shots on goal.
Freshman Prince Conney (Kumasi, Ghana/Adventist) was Wilson’s man-of-the-match, however, getting some significant time and touches up front, while fellow Ghanaian, freshman Francis Adade (Kumasi, Ghana/Kumasi) saw a quality 60:00 in the melee that was the center midfield.
The Fighting Owls return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Howard for a 3:30 p.m. game before wrapping up their roadstand on Saturday at CCBC-Essex.