Oct. 18, 2017
Isaiah Barrett scored in the 102nd minute to give St. Bonaventure (5-8-2, 1-4) a 1-0 win over Duquesne (3-10-1, 1-4) on Rooney Field. The win snapped a four match Bonnies losing streak and extended DU's winless streak to four. Luke Iacobellis was credited with a pair of saves in posting the shutout.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Zach Hall and Austin Stout sent shots over the crossbar in the opening 12 minutes for Duquesne.
The Dukes - led by three attempts by Hall - outshot the Bonnies 8-5 in the first half.
Fredrik Borenstein had DU's lone first half shot on goal.
St. Bonaventure's Kosi Nwafornso had the Bonnies best chance when his shot from the right side was saved by Robbie McKelvey in the 52nd minute.
St. Bonaventure's Paul Afful was assessed his second yellow card of the game in the 68th minute, leaving the Bonnies a man down.
Duquesne's George Poppas drilled a hard shot just high of the crossbar from the top of the box in the 78th minute.
Hall took a long pass from Austin Stout in the 85th minute and made a 1v1 run down the left side, only to have his shot turned away by Iacobellis.
One minute later, SBU's Anthony Gaglianese put a free kick on goal from a hard right angle 18 yards away. McKelvey made the stop and covered a rebound attempt from Nwafronso.
The Dukes outshot the Bonnies 12-9 in regulation. SBU had five shots on goal to two for DU.
The game-winner came when Nikko Richards took a long pass from Nwafornso down the left side and beat a challenge from Ryan Landry. Richards came in on goal and crossed it to Barrett who tapped it in from close range.
STAT OF THE GAME
Duquesne is now 5-1-3 in its past nine matches with St. Bonaventure.
The Dukes head to Washington, D.C. to take on George Washington on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m.