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Men's Soccer Routs Loyola

Maryland Athletics
6-21-1999
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Oct. 26, 1998

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Maryland freshman forward Taylor Twellman scored his 13th goal of the season, scoring at the 8:36 mark to lead the 16th-ranked Terrapins to a 4-0 win against the Loyola Greyhounds on Tuesday evening at Ludwig Field in front of 495 fans. Twellman drilled a ball past Loyola goalkeeper Colley Bruce on a penalty kick.

The Terps would score twice more before the half off goals by senior forward Pierre Venditti (24:03) and sophomore forward Kirk Miller (40:06). Miller would tap the ball in from 10 yards out over Bruce's head after accepting a soft-touch pass from Twellman.

Maryland junior midfielder Jason Cropley would score from 15 yards out after beating his defender, as the ball sailed in from the left-hand side of the box at the 64:38 mark.

In goal, Maryland's Christian Lewis tied his season-high save total with seven while Bruce would chart four saves. Tonight's win against Loyola marked Maryland's fifth consecutive win against the Greyhounds, improving its series record against Loyola to 8-4-5.

Maryland continues its homestand on Saturday, hosting second-ranked Clemson at 7 p.m. It is the final ACC regular-season match of the year, and Maryland's second-to-last match of the year. The Terps close out the 1998 season at home on Nov. 7, hosting Michigan State at 2 p.m.

Maryland improves to 11-5 overall while Loyola fell to 8-7-2.

                    1   2   OT  Final
Loyola              0   0   0   -0 (8-7-2)              
MARYLAND            3   1   0   -4 (11-5-0)

SCORING: UM - Twellman (penalty kick), 8:36; UM - P. Venditti (Merkel, Cropley), 24:03; UM - Miller (Venditti, Twellman), 40:06; Cropley (Eichmann), 64:38.

SHOTS Loyola 11 MARYLAND 10

FOULS Loyola 13 MARYLAND 17

CORNER KICKS Loyola 4 MARYLAND 1

SAVES Loyola (Bruce) 4 MARYLAND (Lewis) 7

ATTENDANCE: 495

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