09.18.12: The CCRI Knights men’s soccer team traveled to Dilboy stadium in Somerville, MA to play the Shockers of Ben Franklin Institute of Technology for a Region XXI non-league game. The Knights defeated the Shockers 7-0. With the victory the Knights improve to 2-3 overall and 2-1 in Region XXI play.
The Knights started the scoring in the first half with Servi Barrientos (Providence, RI) scoring on a free kick to give the Knights a 1-0 advantage. The second Knights’ goal was scored by Prince Tahyor (Providence, RI) who scored a goal assisted by Barrientos. CCRI kept rolling as Aris Santiago (Seekonk, MA) scored and was assisted by Co-Captain Manny Alves (Pawtucket, RI). The Knights capped the high-scoring first half with Prince Tahyor tallying his second goal of the half, once again assisted by Servi Barrientos giving the Knights the comfortable 4-0 halftime advantage.
In the second half CCRI picked-up right where they left off with Luis Duarte (Pawtucket, RI) scored his first goal of the game assisted by Tahyor. Duarte wasn’t done as he scored again a few minutes later assisted by Matthew Harkin (Foster, RI). The Knights rounded out the scoring attack with Co-Captain Manny Alves scoring assisted by Harkin who tallied his second assist of the game making the final score 7-0.
The Knights next game will be this Saturday at 11am when they will host the undefeated 7-0 and No. 4 ranked (NJCAA Division I poll) Tribunes of Monroe Community College at the CCRI soccer complex in Lincoln.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.