Men's Soccer Falls to #18 Seton Hall
Hokies lose tough BIG EAST game 2-0
October 6, 2001

The Virginia Tech men's soccer team fell to the Seton Hall Pirates 2-0 Saturday afternoon in Blacksburg, Va. The Pirates are currently ranked 18th in the nation.

The first goal of the match came at the 43:39 mark. Luke Serafin held the ball outside the box and delivered a shot that beat Hokie goalkeeper Colin Kibler (Virginia Beach, Va.) on the far post. There was no assist on the goal.

The Pirates increased their lead to two goals at the 66:45 mark. Vincent Scerbo took a pass from Phil Swenda and knocked it past the keeper. Swenda was credited with an assist on the play.

Kibler was strong for the Hokies in goal. He stopped several Seton Hall scoring opportunities and collected three saves on 11 Pirate shots. Alex McDonald played the entire match in goal for Seton Hall, producing three saves of his own on seven Tech shots. McDonald was credited with the shutout.

The loss drops the Hokies to 7-3 overall and 1-2 in BIG EAST play. The Pirates improve their record to 7-1-1 overall and 4-0 in the conference. Tech is back in action Tuesday when they battle conference opponent Georgetown. The match is set to begin at 3:30 p.m.
VIRGINIA TECH     0  0  -  0
SETON HALL        1  1  -  2

Shots: VT (7), SH (11)
Saves: VT (3), SH (3)
Corners: VT (1), SH (7)
Fouls: VT (11), SH (8)
Luke Serafin (SH), unassisted, 43:39
Vincent Scerbo (SH), assisted by Phil Swenda, 60:45