Men’s Soccer Battles Northeastern To 4-4 Draw


BROOKLINE, Mass. – Three lead changes and four ties with each team netting a pair of goals in the match’s final 12 minutes resulted in Rutgers men’s soccer and Northeastern playing to a 4-4 stalemate at Parsons Field on a soggy Saturday afternoon.

The Scarlet Knights, in their final nonconference contest of the year, moved to 5-6-3 overall while the Huskies’ record goes to 3-6-6 overall.


Rutgers came out on the attack generating plenty of chances early in the match. The Scarlet Knights’ efforts paid off as Matthew Acosta broke through in the 27th minute for the first score of the contest.


However, with 10 seconds left in the first half, Northeastern evened the score up, 1-1.

The Scarlet Knights went ahead with a 2-1 lead in the 62nd minute. Sawyer Koza sent a pass across the net ending with Ian Abbey sending his bicycle kick inside the near post.

Eight minutes later the Huskies knotted the match up at 2-2 with a deflection going into the net from 12-yards out and pulled in…

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