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RMU Men Win 3rd Straight #PGHSoccer 

 The Robert Morris University men’s soccer team extended its win streak to three matches with a 2-1 victory at Lehigh Saturday afternoon. The win also puts the Colonials at 3-3 on the season while the Mountain Hawks slip to 2-4. The result comes on the heels of victories against St. Bonaventure and Pitt.
After a scoreless first half, Robert Morris got on the board in the 55th minute on Jake Cooper’s second goal of the season. That lead would double just eight minutes later when Rafael Bruzual deflected a free kick from Keane McIvor to make it 2-0. It was the third goal of the year for Bruzual. McIvor has now had an assist on three of the goals last four goals.
The host Mountain Hawks found the net just 59 seconds after the Bruzual score, Kevin Klingenberg’s first of the year making it a one-goal game.
Fondi and the Colonials would hold on though, the junior keeper finishing the contest with four saves. Jacob Gottwald matched that save total.
The Colonials make the short trek from Moon Township to the bluff in downtown Pittsburgh for a 7:00 p.m. match Friday, Sept. 23.

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).

Riverhounds MF Danny Griffin

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