Second half slide sinks Men's Soccer at Mitchell

Chris Antonelli scored Becker's lone goal in their 3-1 loss at Mitchell

NEW LONDON, Conn. --- The Becker College men's soccer team lost 3-1 at Mitchell College on Wednesday afternoon at Mitchell College Field in New London, Connecticut.

October 23, 2019
Mitchell College Field, New London, Connecticut
Score: Mitchell 3, Becker 1
Records: The Mariners of Mitchell 3-9-1, 2-2 NECC | The Hawks of Becker 1-15-1, 0-5 NECC

• Becker struck first when freshman defender Chris Antonelli (Commack, N.Y. / Commack) scored an unassisted strike just 4:30 into the game for his first career goal to put the Hawks ahead 1-0. That score would hold up going into halftime, with Becker poised for their first win of the season.
• Mitchell came alive in the second half. Freshman midfielder Nolan Clack (Hanson, Mass. / Whitman-Hanson) tied it up in the 62nd minute. Then the Mariners surged ahead in the 83rd and 84th minutes with goals from junior midfielder Julian Cortez (West New York, N.J. / Memorial) and freshman midfielder Marcelo Diaz (Danbury, Conn. / Danbury) put the hosts up 3-1 and Becker was unable to answer.
• Becker junior goalkeeper Sam Majewski (Warren, Mass. / Quaboag Regional Middle) finished with five saves.
• Senior goalkeeper Seth Strader (Preston, Conn. / Norwich Free Academy) stopped four shots.

Becker is back on the field on Sunday when they host Elms College in their final home match of the season. That game begins at 12:00 p.m.

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