"The guys played a tremendous game tonight," said head coach Scott Calabrese. "Its been the same effort and same level of play from the guys again. We have been pretty consistent, but the difference in today's game was that we finished our chances."
The Bucs (2-6-3, 1-2-1 A-Sun) outshot the Eagles 19-7 in the match, while FGCU had a 6-4 advantage in corners. Senior Scott Rosman (
"We worked extremely hard over the last three weeks to improve our play in the final third," Calabrese said. "Over time now it has paid off as we scored a number of excellent goals tonight. In the end I am very proud of our team as this win has put us back in the hunt for the Atlantic Sun tournament. We will get some confidence from this match as we prepare for Stetson on Sunday."
The Bucs went ahead 1-0 in the 25th minute when Sean Hoek (Newburg, Ind.) knocked in his third goal of the season as freshman Theo Yang (
Aaron Schoenfeld (
The Bucs didn't waste any time as Osorio netted his first career goal in the 57th minute as he blasted a pass from Conrad McCue (Round Rock,
The ETSU defense held on to keep the Eagles off the board in the match despite some late pressure from
The Bucs are back in action on Sunday at noon as they host Stetson at Summers-Taylor Stadium. For more information on Buccaneer men's soccer and all other Buccaneer athletic news, please visit www.ETSUBucs.com.