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Gallaudet shut out against Penn St.-Berks, 2-0

Gallaudet's men's soccer defense looks up to the sky as the ball falls from a pass. The defense looks strong and is running towards the ball.

WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University men's soccer team lost 2-0 to Penn St.-Berks here Saturday afternoon at Hotchkiss Field in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) game.

Gallaudet (1-8, 1-2 NEAC) had five different players record a shot in the loss. Sophomore goalie Noah Means-Simonsen (Louisville, Ky.) made nine saves in net for the Bison.

Penn St.-Berks (4-5-1, 2-0-1 NEAC) was led by Brenden Valverde (one goal, one assist) who scored his 12th goal of the season in the 29th minute of the first half. He assisted Cole Mays on the Nittany Lions' second goal in the 87th minute in the second half. Penn St.-Berks held a 24-5 edge in shots and 10-6 advantage in corner kicks.


  • In a physical and defensive game, the two teams combined for 30 fouls and three yellow cards
  • The Bison are 2-4 against Penn St.-Berks since 2010
  • GU has been shutout the past three games

Gallaudet will travel to New York next weekend for a pair of NEAC games. The Bison will face SUNY Cobleskill (2-7, 0-2 NEAC) on Saturday, Oct. 7.