Bison Booters Come Up Just Short in Drexel Final
Bison Booters Come Up Short; Finish As Runnersup
Philadelphia, PA-September 10-Drexel freshman Fabio Assumpace scored the game's only goal and helped the host defeat Howard University, 1-0 in the finals of the Drexel Invitational. The Bison Booters (1-3-1) finished as runnersup after defeating LaSalle University, 2-1 in Friday's opening round.
Howard, which has played well of late and appears to be coming on, had several near misses but were unable as the Dragon (4-1) made Assumpace's goal 5 minutes in the game hold up.
Bison goalkeeper Chris Taylor, who allowed only 2 goals during the tournament, was credited with 8 saves as Drexel was able to get 21 shots, 9 on goal.
Marcel Storer was named tournament defensive MVP while Nashid Sabree, Joel Senior and Taylor were named to the all-tournament team.
Howard University (1-3-1) 0 0 0
Drexel University (4-1-0) 1 0 1
GOAL: D-Assumpace, 5th minute.
SHOTS: D-21; HU-5
SHOTS ON GOAL: D-9; HU-3
CORNER KICKS: D-10; HU-4