Defense shuts down Holy Names in 3-0 victory

Defense shuts down Holy Names in 3-0 victory

LAIE, Hawaii (Nov. 2, 2013) – The BYU-Hawaii men's soccer team put together three goals and 90 minutes of solid defense to defeat Holy Names 3-0 on Saturday afternoon.

The Seasiders (8-3-3, 6-2-2) took 13 shots and faced an aggressive Holy Names (5-9, 4-6) squad that took 10 of their own.

"I thought we played 90 minutes of really good soccer," head coach Mark Davis said. "Defensively we would like to see less shots taken but the way Holy Names plays it made it difficult. Our back four did a terrific job and I can't say enough about them."

Just barely into the 23rd minute Richard Harrison got past most of the Hawks' defense and found Michael Moreno for the easy tap in for a goal. The goal was Moreno's sixth of the season.

Bent Jenson added another one in the 56th minute. Jenson took one shot and had it blocked but was right there to take the deflection and kick it back in the goal to make it 2-0.

Later in the second half a similar situation occured when Pawel Dregan got a shot off but it was knocked away by Holy Names keeper. Besser Davila got another shot right away only to have it blocked back to him for another shot. Davila made it count this time with the third goal of the game in the 83rd minute.

BYU-Hawaii has one home game remaining and will honor the seniors on Wednesday, Nov. 6 vs. Hawaii Pacific in Laie at 3 p.m.

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