Contributed by Steven Torres
New York Cosmos B topped visiting NY Athletic Club (NYAC), 4:1, at Columbia University’s Rocco B. Commisso Stadium on Saturday evening, to remain in first place and undefeated (6-0-0 record) in 2018 NPSL’s (National Premier Soccer League) North Atlantic Conference.
Polish forward Wojciech Wojcik and midfielder Joey Sanchez scored in the 19th and 24th minutes, respectively, to give the hosts a 2:0 lead.
U.S. international midfielder Danny Szetela made it 3:0 in favor of Cosmos B just before halftime.
Szetela would notched his second tally of the match in the 53rd minute via penalty kick for a 4:0 advantage.
NYAC, which dropped to 2-1-0 in the North Atlantic Conference, avoided a shutout when forward Travis Blair scored with 20 minutes remaining in the match.
Cosmos B will look to remain atop of the North Atlantic Conference they travel to Brunswick, Maine to face Seacoast United Mariners at Bowdoin College on June 16th.
06.09.2018: New York, N.Y.; Rocco B. Commisso Stadium – Columbia University (A: 150)
NEW YORK COSMOS B – NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB 4:1 (3:0)
Wojciech WOJCIK 19’; Joey SANCHEZ 24’; Danny SZETELA 45’, 53’ pen – Travis BLAIR 70’
NY Cosmos B: Kevin Tenjo – Jonathan Borrajo, Garrett Halfhill (85: Alejandro Penzini), Alexis Velela, John Neeskens, Danny Szetela, Rafael Garcia (72: Fernando Cortez), Darwin Espinal (67: Jalen Brown), Joey Sanchez (59: Giuseppe Barone), Bljedi Bardic, Wojciech Wojcik. Booked: Halfhill 73’
Coach: Carlos Mendes
NY Athletic Club: Jared Mazzola - Juma Byabusha, Dwight Ceballo (77: Michael Nastu), Charlie Crane, Matio Dimov (46: Travis Blair), Daniel Giorgi, Calum James, Kwesi Mills-Odoi (67: Dorian Wirz), Sean Reilly, Jonathan Uy (67: Daniel Barry), Nicholas Zorbo (81: Elijah Kerr). Booked: none
Coach: Erik Bagwell
Written by Steven Torres