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Duquesne Men Come Up Short, Lose 1-0 at #17 Kentucky  #PghSoccer

From Duquesne Athletic Department report
Aug. 30, 2016
FINAL: #17 Kentucky 1, Duquesne 0
TEAM RECORDS: Duquesne 1-1-0 // Kentucky 2-0-0
DUQUESNE STARTERS: #1 Kozlowski (GK) / #2 West / #3 Hall / #8 Hovstad / #10 Mehta / #13 Borenstein / #15 Christensson / #18 Larson / #21 Walbert / #22 Alescio / #26 Fegley
KENTUCKY STARTERS: #1 Ford (GK) // #2 Bumpus / #3 Reymann / #5 Wilson / #7 Matsoso / #8 Sime / #10 Agerstrom / #15 Barajas / #17 Probert / #22 Hummel / #28 Stojkovic
KEEPERS OF RECORD: Kozlowski (1-1-0) // Ford (2-0-0)
GOALS: Hutchins (UK) 48’
Noah Hutchins scored the game’s lone goal in the 48th minute to give No. 17 Kentucky a 1-0 win over Duquesne in Lexington. UK’s Jordan Wilson served the ball to the top of the box where the ball ricocheted off a Duquesne defender to Hutchins who took a quick touch to his left and put it by Evan Kozlowski from about 13 yards out.
UK’s All-American candidate Napo Matsoso was taken down in the box in the 70th minute, but his low left penalty kick was punched away by Kozlowski who finished with three saves.
Olav Hovstad, Chris Alescio and Diego Vieira were credited with two shots each for the Dukes. Vieira and freshman Ryan Landry had DU’s two shots on goal – both of which came in the final five minutes of the first half. Kentucky, which outshot Duquesne 17-8, finished with four shots on goal. The Wildcats had nine corner kicks to eight for the Dukes.
The Dukes head to Dayton, Ohio for a Labor Day evening match at Wright State. The Sept. 5 game will start at 7:00 p.m.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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