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Men's Soccer Recap

Point Park men's soccer wins fifth straight, 3-1, at Washington & Jefferson

Oct. 16, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. ET

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Jonty Loukes got the game-winning goal in the 2nd Half at W&J. Photo by Olivia DiYanni.

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WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Point Park University men's soccer won its fifth straight game with Wednesday night's 3-1 victory at non-conference Washington & Jefferson.

The Pioneers (8-5-1, 2-0-0 KIAC) scored the final two goals to break a 1-1, second-half tie and keep their win streak going. Washington & Jefferson is 8-5, 3-0 PAC after the loss.

Point Park got on the board early when freshman Troy Dolanch, from Ringgold HS, scored in the fifth minute. Ousman Jaiteh set up the goal with a cross. It was the fourth goal of the year for Dolanch, and the Pioneers kept the 1-0 lead the rest of the half.

W&J tied things up when Brian Hanna put in a rebound in the 56th minute. It was the first goal given up Point Park in 389 minutes of soccer dating back to a first-half goal in the 6-1 win over Thiel Oct. 1.

Although the Pioneers would not get their fourth straight shutout, they did get their fifth straight win thanks to Jonty Loukes, a sophomore captain from England, getting the game-winner in the 70th minute. It was Loukes' sixth goal of the year, and Marius Seager had the assist.

Point Park stretched the final margin to 3-1 when senior Frazer McKinlay, from Scotland, converted a penalty kick with six minutes left.

Point Park held a 14-11 advantage in shots. W&J had just one shot on goal, and it was the on Hanna's score.

The Pioneers have three more games remaining with all of them at home. Next up is a KIAC showdown with Brescia (Ky.) (4-5, 3-0 KIAC) on Saturday. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Highmark Stadium. The winner will be guaranteed the KIAC Regular Season Championship and a bye in the first round of the KIAC/GCAC Tournament.

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