WASHINGTON, DC – The Howard University men's soccer team recorded its first shutout of the season with a 5-0 victory over Washington Adventist at Greene Stadium on Tues. night. This was the widest margin of victory for the Bison in over 11 years. With the win, HU improves to 2-7-2 on the year.
The Bison offense dominated the field. Patrick Rose had a phenomenal night, scoring consecutive goals minutes before intermission to give HU a slim 2-0 cushion after the first 45 minutes of play. Rose scored again just under the 60th minute to extend the Bison advantage to 3-0. In the second half, Christoph Ingram caught a pass from the right side off Rose for another Howard goal. Five minutes later, Ingram dribbled the length of the field to give the Bison a comfortable 5-0 spread that proved to be too much for Washington Adventist.
Goalie Eric Hamilton was credited with the goal – making two saves in just over 71 minutes of action.
For Washington Adventist, Phillip Malcolm led the offense – finishing with three shots, including two on goal.
The Bison are back in action when it opens up conference play against Adelphi in Garden City, NY. The game is slated for 3 p.m.