Washington, D.C. - American (5-7-1, 3-0-0 PL) scored three goals in the final 18 minutes as the host Eagles defeated Army (5-7-0, 1-2-0 PL), 3-0, in a Patriot League men’s soccer match Saturday afternoon at Reeves Field.
After 70 minutes of scoreless soccer, Adem Gokturk put American on the scoreboard at the 72:01 mark when he tallied off a feed from Colin Seigfreid.
Less than three minutes later, Tyler Collins made it 2-0 in favor of the Eagles when he took a pass from Gokturk and scored at the 74:45 mark.
Alassane Kane capped the scoring with 4:05 to play as he converted a penalty kick.
Army freshman goalkeeper John Marinelli (5-7-0) was credited with one saves in the losing effort. Fellow freshman Winston Boldt came on and played the final 13:26 in the Black Knight goal.
Army resumes its road trip on Saturday, Oct. 15, when the Black Knights travel to Hamilton, NY, to face Colgate.