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Matt Gillen  2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Matt Gillen 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Gillen scores twice

TOWSON, Md. – Taking a season-high 22 shots, McDaniel scored a season-high three goals in a 3-1 non-conference men's soccer victory at Goucher on Monday.

Matthew Gillen (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) scored twice for the Green Terror (3-6-1), who outshot the Gophers (5-6) by a 22-17 margin.

Tommy Gray broke up the shutout with a penalty-kick goal in the 85th minute.

Max Rutherford (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) found Gillen for a 1-0 lead with just 9:52 elapsed.

With 11:30 to play in the first half, Marrio Davis (Baltimore, Md./Friends School of Baltimore) found Gillen for a 2-0 halftime advantage.

Nathan Greenwood (Bethesda, Md./Blue Ridge) stretched the lead to 3-0 with an unassisted tally in the 73rd minute before Gray converted with 5:17 on the clock for the final margin.

Sean Best (Adamstown, Md./Tuscarora) made seven saves for McDaniel while Steve Baum made eight stops for Goucher.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Frostburg on Wednesday. Game time is 4 p.m.


Matt Gillen talks about his team picking up the play, offensively.
Oct 3, 2011