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Plattsburgh Men Blank Roos In Soccer

CANTON - Tyler Petersen made seven saves but Cameron Richards scored a pair of goals and added an assist to lead the Plattsburgh State men’s soccer team to a 4-0 win in non-conference action v. the Roos on Tuesday evening.

THE BASICS

Result:  Plattsburgh State 4, SUNY Canton 0Location: SUNY Canton Turf – Canton, NYRecords: Plattsburgh State (9-6-0) | SUNY Canton (6-8-2)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The visitors didn’t take long opening the scoring in the fifth minute when Richards played a through ball forward to Chris Robertson. Robertson touched it to his left at the top of the box avoiding a charging Petersen coming off his line for the Roos. He placed a left-footed shot into the open net for his fourth goal of the season.Plattsburgh added a second goal 13 minutes later. Devin Lambe beat a defender to his left dribbling toward the box and played a low shot into the right corner for the 2-0 advantage.The Cardinals took a 2-0 lead into intermission after holding a 5-0 shots on goal edge in the opening 45 minutes.Richards scored two goals three minutes apart early in the second half to extend the lead to four. His first goal came off a failed clearance from the Roos defense and the second came off a rebound of a Robertson shot initially saved by Petersen.Tyler Petersen finished with seven saves for the Roos, while James McGarrity made one save for the Cardinals.Alex Kenmogne registered the lone shot on goal for the Roos.

WHAT'S NEXT The Roos are back in action on Saturday when they close out the regular season at Medaille College at 4 p.m.

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