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November 18, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Sports

Men’s soccer clinches Liberty League playoff birth

The Ithaca College men’s soccer team secured a playoff spot in the Liberty League Conference tournament with a 1–0 victory over the Rochester Institute of Technology on Oct. 24.

The lone goal of the game was scored by sophomore striker Jonathan Kyriakidis.

In the 62nd minute, freshman defender Thomas Pierce launched the ball to the middle of the field from a corner kick, where Kyriakidis headed the ball past RIT sophomore goalkeeper Will Sokol. It was Kyriakidis’ fourth goal on the season while Pierce picks up his third assist.

The Tigers finished the game with three shots on goal while the Bombers finished with six.

With the win, the Blue and Gold are now 11–2–3 on the season with a 4–2–2 record within the conference. The Tigers are now 7–6–1 overall with a 3–5 league record.

The South Hill squad will finish their regular season schedule with their last Liberty League game at 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Carp Wood Field against Vassar College.