Avans Nets Goal In NJCU Victory

JERSEY CITY – Junior midfielder Gabriel Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) scored a goal in New Jersey City University’s 4-3 overtime victory over St. Joseph’s College (LI) in a non-conference game on Wednesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

Freshman forward Jonnathan Veloz (Newark /East Side) scored twice, including the game-winner on a penalty kick at 6:17 of the first overtime period, and junior forward Nana Kofi Kusi (Newark/Kumasi Academy – Ghana) also added a goal. Senior midfielder Tom Krychkowski (North Arlington) and senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) contributed assists.

Senior keeper Manny Lojo (Clark /Union Catholic) made four saves to preserve the win.

NJCU’s victory snapped a two-game losing streak and evened its record at 3-3-1 while the Golden Eagles dropped to 2-5-0.

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