MEDIA, Pa. -- The Penn State Brandywine men's soccer team posted a 2-0 shutout of Saint Vincent College on Friday afternoon, giving the Lions five-straight shutout victories and 10 consecutive wins overall.
Brandywine's pair of goalkeepers, Brandon Welden (Essington, Pa./Interboro) and Jared Sebzda (Warminster, Pa./William Tennett) have combined to blank opponents for 526 consecutive minutes dating back to Sept. 29. The Lions' netminders have not surrendered a goal in four matches during the month of October and have yieled just one score during Brandywine's current 10-game winning streak.
Welden played all 90 minutes in net Friday, stopping three shots during each half to collect his fourth shutout of the year.
"I'm happy with the overall effort from our guys today. We hadn't played a game in 12 days, but still looked sharp," said Head Coach Jesse Zafiratos.
Brandon Crochunis (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East) and Daniel Willie (Upper Darby, Pa./Upper Darby), the team's top two scorers, delivered the goals for Brandywine.
Crochunis took a pass from Joey Cairy (Aston, Pa./Sun Valley) and sent a hard strike under the crossbar for the match's first score at the 18:38 mark.
The score remained the same until the 78th minute when a pass from Ian Roland (Aston, Pa./Sun Valley) was misplayed by the Bearcats' goalkeeper on the goal line and Willie was there to tap in an insurance goal for the Lions.
Brandywine outshot Saint Vincent 15-11 and put seven shots on target, compared to six for the visitors.
Brandywine (12-2-2, 9-0 PSUAC) closes out the regular season on Tuesday at home against Berkeley College (N.J.) at 3:00 PM.
November 11, 2018 Brandywine Advances To USCAA Men’s Soccer National Championship Game
November 10, 2018 Crochunis Nets Game Winner; Brandywine Tops Berkeley 1-0
November 7, 2018 Cross Country, Soccer Teams Headed To USCAA National Championships
October 31, 2018 Brandywine Bests Beaver 6-1; Captures Third-Straight PSUAC Crown
October 26, 2018 Men’s Soccer Faces GA With Berth In PSUAC Title Game On The Line
October 23, 2018 Welden Earns PSUAC Goalkeeper Of The Week Honor
October 23, 2018 Brandywine Rallies To Edge Berkeley 2-1
October 19, 2018 Brandywine Blanks Saint Vincent 2-0; Continues Long Shutout Streak
October 9, 2018 Willie Named USCAA Men’s Soccer Player Of The Week
October 7, 2018 Brandywine Secures PSUAC Regular-Season Title
October 3, 2018 Willie Scores Four In Brandywine’s Senior Day Victory
October 2, 2018 Evan Roland Lands USCAA Player Of The Week Honor
September 30, 2018 Brandywine Runs Winning Streak To Five Games
September 29, 2018 Brandywine Routs Wilkes-Barre; Six Lions Have Multi-Goal Games
September 25, 2018 Willie Earns PSUAC Men’s Soccer Player Of The Week
September 23, 2018 Brandywine Posts Third-Straight PSUAC Shutout
September 22, 2018 Crochunis, Welden Key Brandywine Victory Over Beaver
September 19, 2018 Brandywine Rolls 9-0 In PSUAC Opener
September 17, 2018 Lions' Comeback Falls Short In 3-2 Setback
September 15, 2018 Brandywine Earns 2-2 Road Tie At Altoona
September 12, 2018 Brandywine Suffers First Loss At Abington
September 11, 2018 Crochunis, Welden Sweep PSUAC Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors
September 8, 2018 Second Half Flurry Lifts Brandywine Over Immaculata
September 5, 2018 Welden Lands USCAA Goalkeeper Of The Week Award
September 4, 2018 Joey Cairy Named PSUAC Men’s Soccer Player Of The Week
September 4, 2018 Brandywine Picks Up 5-1 Victory At Gwynedd Mercy
September 1, 2018 Brandywine Plays Manor To Draw In Opener
August 30, 2018 Men’s Soccer Hosts Manor Saturday In Season Opener
July 9, 2018 Men’s Soccer Welcomes 11-Member Recruiting Class
June 27, 2018 Men’s Soccer Reveals 2018 Schedule