UMass Dartmouth Bests Men’s Soccer; 2-1

UMass Dartmouth Bests Men’s Soccer; 2-1

Dartmouth, Mass.- UMass Dartmouth senior midfielder Junior Monteiro (New Bedford, Mass.) scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the 71st minute of play, to lead the Corsairs to a 2-1 non-league college men's soccer victory over Framingham State Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field.


- Score: UMass Dartmouth 2, Framingham State 1

- Records: UMass Dartmouth (3-1), Framingham State (1-4)

Location: Cressy Field – Dartmouth, Mass.


  • Monteiro staked the host Corsairs (3-1), who are off to their best start in three years, to a 1-0 lead in the 54th minute when he converted a deflection of freshman Cody Santo's (Dartmouth, Mass.) shot into the right corner of the net.
  • The visiting Rams (1-4) evened matters just 1:55 later when sophomore Nahuel Algibay (Montevideo, Uruguay) struck from point blank range in front off a deflection off freshman Gustavo Cassemiro's (Minas Gerais, Brazil) original shot.  
  • Monteiro provided the heroics less than 15 minutes later for UMass Dartmouth, as he blasted a shot from 10 yards out for his third goal of the season that enabled the hosts to surpass their entire win total of last season in just five days.


  • Sophomore Jake Castro (Swansea, Mass.) picked up his third win of the year in goal with a 10-save effort on the day for UMass Dartmouth.
  • Senior Corey Davidge (Blackstone, Mass.) made three stops in the setback for Framingham State.  
  • The Rams outshot the Corsairs by a 14-9 margin overall (11-5 on goal) and held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks for the contest


UMass Dartmouth hosts Salem State in a non-league match on Wednesday evening at Cressy Field beginning at 7:00 pm, while Framingham State entertains Lesley in a non-league clash on Monday afternoon in Framingham, Mass. that begins at 4:00 pm.