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Saints fall at Cabrini to close regular season

Saints fall at Cabrini to close regular season

RADNOR, Pa. – The Marymount University men's soccer team went on the road for its final regular-season game on Wednesday, falling to Cabrini University, 2-0, in Atlantic East Conference play.

The Saints went on the offensive, early, forcing two corner kicks in the first 10 minutes of play, before freshman Gabriel Psallidas put his foot on a shot, forcing Cabrini's Anthony Zampirri to make the save.

Sophomore Ronald Clark, also, made two saves in the first 10 minutes to keep the game scoreless early on.

Through the remainder of the half, the Cavaliers held the edge in shots, with five more, including one in the 44th minute, looking to take the lead, but freshman keeper Eduardo Cardonne was there for the stop.

The teams took the, 0-0, tie into the break, with Cabrini holding a 7-3 edge in shots.

The Cavaliers broke through less than three minutes into the second half. After forcing Cardonne to make a save, they capitalized on a corner in the 48th minute for the, 1-0, lead.

Freshman Carlos Varona made his attempt to even the score just three minutes later, but Zampirri was there for the stop.

Cabrini doubled its lead in the 59th minute, off another corner.

The Saints continued to battle to get back into the game, forcing two more saves and two corner kicks in the late moments, but Cabrini was able to hold on for the win.

Cardonne played the final 63:03 of the game, making four saves.

The Saints will now host a first-round Atlantic East Conference tournament game on Saturday, November 2 as the No. 3 seed, marking the first home playoff game for Marymount since the 2012 season. The Saints will take on sixth-seeded Gwynedd Mercy University; the start time is to be determined.