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LIVE: Akron men's soccer defeats Bowling Green 3-0

By Michael Beaven Published: October 26, 2011

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Mid-American Conference men's soccer match -- Wednesday night

Bowling Green State University vs.  The University of Akron

From FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field

Note: Prior to the starting lineup announcements and the playing of the national anthem, UA President Luis Proenza awarded Caleb Porter with the game ball from the Hartwick match that the Zips won 2-0 on Oct. 15 for Porter's 100th career victory as UA coach. Porter has a 101-15-12 record as coach. 

Records: The Falcons are 7-4-3 overall and 1-1-1 in the MAC. The Zips, ranked No. 7 in the country, are 11-2-2 overall and 4-0-0 in the MAC.

AKRON STARTING LINEUP

Goalkeeper: Junior David Meves.

Defenders: Junior Chad Barson, sophomore Zac Portillos, freshman Bryan Gallego and freshman DeAndre Yedlin.

Midfielders: Junior Scott Caldwell, sophomore Reinaldo Brenes and freshman Wil Trapp. 

Forwards: Sophomore Darren Mattocks, sophomore Aodhan Quinn and senior Luke Holmes.

FIRST HALF

The match is underway with temperatures in the mid 50s and rain falling from the skies onto the pitch.

Quinn puts a shot on goal that BGSU senior goalkeeper Miguel Rosales saves in the 22nd minute.

Quinn gets another shot on goal that Rosales saves in the 30th minute.

In the 44th minute, Quinn puts another shot on goal that Rosales saves.

It's halftime, and the score is 0-0.

Quinn has all three shots on goal for UA. BGSU has no shots on goal.

SECOND HALF

AKRON 1-0

Mattocks scores a goal in the 48th minute.

AKRON 2-0

Reserve forward Thomas Schmitt nets a goal in the 73rd minute.

AKRON 3-0

Mattocks strikes again when he nets a goal in the 77th minute.

AKRON WINS 3-0.

The Zips win their seventh consecutive MAC regular season championship.

UA will host the MAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed. The tournament is set for Nov. 11 with the semifinals and 13 with the final.

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