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Point Park easily handles Fisher, evens AMC record at 1-1

Sept. 24, 2011



CHESWICK, Pa. -- The Point Park University men's soccer team easily handled winless Fisher College Saturday night at Founders Field, 6-0, and evened its American Mideast Conference record at 1-1.

Point Park improved to 5-2 overall after getting three first-half goals from Francis Tabi, two early in the second half from Lucas Silva and a late goal by Reid Gustin.

Tabi, a junior from Ghana, scored just 2:41 into the game. He also scored in the 6th and 23rd minutes for the hat trick.

Silva, a freshman from Brazil, now has a team-high seven goals on the year after scoring in the 50th and 53rd minutes. Gustin scored his goal in the 86th minute after the game was well out of reach.

Wendelin Hobel set up Tabi for his first two goals and now leads the team with five assists. Jack Pilkinton picked up his fourth assist when he fed Tabi for his hat trick. Phil Malle and Matthew Markus also had assists.

Mitchell Kelman played all 90 minutes in goal and earned the fourth shutout of the year for the Pioneers. He made three saves.

Point Park held a 24-6 advantage in shots and led, 8-1, in corner kicks.

Fisher, located in the Boston, is a new member to the AMC this year. The Falcons are 0-6 overall and 0-5 in the AMC.

Point Park hosts Fisher for another game Sunday. Kickoff is 3 p.m. at Founders Field.