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LOGGER MEN SIT IN FIRST Racking up two more wins at home last weekend, the University of Puget Sound men’s soccer team sits in first place in the Northwest Conference with a 4-0 record. Four different Loggers scored in a 4-1 win over Willamette, as Carson Swope gave UPS a 1-0 lead with his team-leading fifth goal of the season in the 20th minute. Tied 1-1 at the half, the Loggers scored three times in the second period, as Sam Zisette gave them the lead for good in the 53rd minute off a cross from Connor LaFerriere. Vincent McCluskey scored on a diving header in the 67th minute off Mathew Durland’s assist, and Sean Ryan added the final goal in the 75th minute. Loggers keeper Nathan King made five saves in the match. The offense stayed hot early in a 3-1 win over Linfield on Sept. 29, as McCluskey got the Loggers started with a header goal off Luke Sandblom’s free kick in the eighth minute. Sean Ryan made it 2-0 in the 17th minute with a goal off a cross from Zisette, and Sandblom followed with a header off Swope’s cross in the 22nd minute for a commanding 3-0 lead. ...read more

by Tacoma Weekly Oct. 1, 2013 at 4:19pm