Three players scored two goals each to lead the Thomas College Men's Soccer team to a 7-0 victory over Northern Vermont University-Lyndon in their North Atlantic Conference (NAC) opener.
Thomas College Men’s Soccer feature 7 Bermuda players on their roster that includes Walker, Justin Bell, Jahzardae Samuels, Jahkeylo Burgess, Zenawi Bowen, Jaavaid Warren-Smith and Darin Woolridge.
Thomas got on the board in the 21st minute when Kyle Patterson scored off a feed from Bell to put Thomas up 1-0. Josh Morrissey made it 2-0 in the 34th minute with Samuels assisting. Michael Sanzari scored twice in the final eight minutes of the first, with Robert Ochan assisting on both goals, to put Thomas up 4-0 at the break.
Patterson scored his second of the game in the 51st minute on a pass from Adam LaBrie to make it 5-0. Princiel Kunieki found Burgess for Thomas’ sixth goal, then Morrissey finished the scoring with a goal assisted by Avian Girard for the 7-0 final.
Jonathan Dutka earned the win for Thomas in 45 minutes of action. He was relieved by John Villanueva for the second half. Dennis Farnham III took the loss for Lyndon, allowing two goals in 21:20 before being relieved by Caleb Derbyshire, who gave up five goals on 15 shots.