#2 University of Maine Fort Kent 9 #3 Florida College 2
RECORDS: #2 University of Maine Fort Kent 21-2 #3 Florida College 13-8
LOCATION: 2015 USCAA Men's Soccer National Championship, Asheville, North Carolina
IN BRIEF: The University of Maine Fort Kent Bengals defeated Florida College this afternoon with Ross Downie's hat-trick. All three goals were scored in the first half and his first two coming in the first 13 minutes of the match.
ON THE FIELD: Ross Downie opened the scoring just ten minutes after kick-off then added his second just three minutes later. Florida College fought back to tie it up 2-2 with goals from Michel Mazza in the 14th minute and Sorel Fluer in the 28th. Downie completed his hat-trick in the 37th minute with the assists coming from Daniel Blackwood and Rodney Witter. Witter scored an unassisted goal just a minute later to make it 4-2 at the break.
The second half goal scoring started off quickly as Willie Monthe scored after just 34 seconds. The Bengals never looked back after that. Goals from Odean Irons, Milton Christopher, and two from Lewis Temple sealed another trip to the championship game for the University of Maine Fort Kent.
NEXT UP: Florida College leaves Asheville representing themselves well in their first USCAA Soccer National Championship since 2011. The University of Maine Fort Kent travels to play Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse in the men's soccer championship game.