Shot Down In Season Opener
Aug 30, 2013
NEWARK, Del. (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV was held to seven shots total in a 3-1 loss at Delaware in the season opener for both teams in college men's soccer action on Friday night at UD Mini-Stadium.
Gullermo Delgado scored a pair of goals, in the 17th minute and 46th minute to give the Blue Hens a 2-0 lead. Roberto Gimenez and Joe Dipre assisted on the first score, while Luke Oostdyk was credited with the assist on the second.
UNLV got on the scoreboard in the 73rd minute thanks to a score from senior Joaquin Rivas, off an assist from sophomore Rodrigo Fuentes. That cut the edge to 2-1, but the Blue Hens would go back ahead by two scores in the 80th minute on a score by Kyle Bruno, thanks to assists from Gimenez and Dipre. That made the score 3-1, and the game would end at that margin.
Delaware held a 23-7 edge on shots in the game, and 7-2 on corner kicks. Joe Vitale finished with five saves in goal for UNLV, and Blue Hen goalkeeper Borja Barbero posted three.
UNLV will stay on the East Coast to face UMBC on Sunday with a 10 am (PT) start in Baltimore, Md.