OSU BURIES CORNELL 5-0
Sept. 26, 2004
Corvallis, Ore. - - The Oregon State men's soccer team dominated Cornell 5-0 to win the Diadora/Clif Bar challenge at Lorenz Field. This win continues a three-game win streak for the Beavers.
Action started slowly for the Beavers until the 19th minute when on a broken corner kick play Ryan Johnson scored on a second chance shot that was deflected by the opposing goalie. Teammate Loren Hill was credited with the assist.
Threatening constantly after the first goal, OSU scored again with less than one minute remaining in the first half off a penalty kick by Carlos Cornejo.
'We got a great penalty kick goal at the end of the first half,' OSU head coach Dana Taylor said.
OSU kept the pressure on Cornell in the second half when on Robbie Findley was able to score in the 54th minute on yet another broken corner kick play. With the goal, Findley increased his team-leading scoring with five goals on the season.
Oregon State led Cornell with 21 shots on goal compared to Cornell with two.
'The entire back line and the goalkeeper did a great job locking the game down,' Taylor said.
'I was proud of them for getting the shut out, we did what we had to do.'The Beavers play again October 1 at the Pac-10 leading UCLA Bruins.
Earlier in tournament play, Gonzaga beat No. 25 St. Bonaventure 3-1. Gonzaga forward Arni Pjetursson scored first for the bulldogs and later had a clinching assist to finish off St. Bonaventure.
OSU 5, CORNELL 0
OSU 2 3 - 5
COR 0 0 - 0
OSU - Carlos Cornejo (unassisted - penalty kick), 44.58
OSU - Robbie Findley (unassisted), 53.48
SHOTS: OSU 21, COR 2; CORNERS: OSU 5, COR 1; SAVES: OSU 2, COR 6; FOULS:OSU 19, COR 19.
COR - Peter Lynch, 44:58
COR - Scott Palguta, 49:07
OSU - Josh Pulido, 88:15
COR - Andrew George, 58:46
GONZAGA 3, ST. BONAVENTURE 1
GON 2 1 -- 3
SBU 0 1 - 1
GON - Arni Pjetursson (assisted by Luke Miller), 10:47
GON - Jon Baune (assisted by Steve Owens), 36:04
SBU - Konrad Paszkowski (assisted by Andy Garcia), 83:36
GON - George Josten (assisted by Arni Pjetursson), 89:43
SHOTS: GON 18, SBU 8; CORNERS: GON 4, SBU 1; SAVES: GON 4, SBU 6; FOULS:GON 20, SBU 23
GON - Steve Owens, 35:10
SBU - John Darrah, 36:45
SBU - Andy Garcia, 58:47
SBU - Fredrick Taylor, 77:06