Mason men's soccer

Mason men’s soccer game ends in scoreless deadlock against VCU

Mason men’s soccer tied Virginia Commonwealth University in a 0-0 draw on Sunday at George Mason Stadium. The VCU Rams looked to build on their four-game winning streak, but despite their efforts Mason held them scoreless through regulation and two overtime periods.

Mason came out strong in the first half, playing excellent defense and had several quality scoring chances. The match ebbed back and forth, as neither team could get a clear advantage. The Rams and Patriots were both aggressive in the beginning, probing both defenses, trying to find a weakness.

Mason men's soccer defeats UMass 2-1

The Mason men’s soccer team defeated Massachusetts 2-1 on Sunday with a dramatic goal in the 81st minute.

UMass got the early lead when they scored in the 18th minute on a header by defender Matt Keys off a Josh Schwartz corner kick. Mason had opportunities at the end of the first half but was unable to capitalize. The Patriots had 5 corner kicks in the first half, and Umass scored on the only shot they had on goal.