North Adams, MA- Three different Trailblazers found the back of the net in the second half to lift the Men's Soccer team past the visiting NVU-Lyndon Hornets 3-0 at Shewcraft Field in non league action. The win improves MCLA's mark to 2-8. The Hornets dip to 0-11-1.
MCLA controlled all play in the opening half as they outshot Lyndon 15-0. The Trailblazers couldn't get a goal however, and the game would remain scoreless at halftime.
It didn't take long for MCLA to finally push one through though. Just 1:19 into the second half, Rafael Castro would convert his team leading fourth goal of the season to make it 1-0 in favor of MCLA. Tanner Giggliotti was credited with the assist. Even while the Trailblazers were peppering the Lyndon net, the score remained until the 80th minute of play.
MCLA held a sizable 35-1 shot advantage and was never threatened.
Sam Edge earned the win in goal.
MCLA is back in action on Saturday as they head to Worcester to continue MASCAC play.