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Spiders Stopped By Navy On Saturday
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 09/16/2012
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -The Richmond men's soccer team was shut out 5-0 by Navy on Saturday at the Midshipmen's Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md.

Nick Dubee scored in the sixth minute to put the Mids on top 1-0 and they would not stop there as Martin Sanchez, Alex Wilson, Grant Valenstein, and Sean Gallagher each netted a goal for the Mids in the first half. The Spider defense held Navy scoreless in the second half but couldn't capitalize offensively.

Senior midfielder Houston Oldham (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Academy), freshman midfielder Mitch Reavis (Clarendon Hills,Ill./Hinsdale Central), freshman forward Mannaan Umar (Herndon, Va./Chantilly), and freshman forward Joel Teah (Monrovia, Liberia/ Greensboro Day School) were able to get past the Navy defenders and each netted one shot on the night. 

Senior goalie Chris Grover (Memphis, Tenn./ St. George's) secured three saves over a full night in the net for the Spiders, while Navy's Gavin Ward helped secure the victory with two saves.

Navy's offense dominated the Spider's up and down the field holding a 22-4 advantage in shots on the night.  The Midshipmen also held a 9-4 edge in corner kicks.

Richmond returns home to Robins Stadium for a two game homestretch against two instate rivals starting on Tuesday Sept, 18 when the squad takes on Longwood followed by a visit from the VMI Keydets on Friday Sept, 21.

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Glenn Warner Soccer Facility-Annapolis Maryland
Sept. 15, 2012

Richmond    0 0 - 0
5 0 - 5

Total Shots: UR 4 (1-3), Navy 22 (12-10)
Shots on Goal:
UR 2, Navy 8
UR 3 (Chris Grover in for 90:00), Navy 2 ( Gavin Snyder 0 in 45, Jackson Morgan 0 in 22:53, Ward Gavin 2 in 22:07)
Corner Kicks:
UR 4 (3-1), Navy 9 (4-5)
UR 7 (3-4), Navy 15 (8-7)
UR 1, Navy 2
UR 1-5-0, Navy 2-2-1

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