Men's Soccer Blanks Moravian, 4-0

Bethlehem, PA (9/4/09) – Sophomore Sean Pauls (Denville, NJ / Morris Knolls) scored a pair of goals as No. 7 Montclair State dominated Moravian in a 4-0 victory over Greyhounds a the HUB Quad on Friday afternoon.

Senior Michael Cullen (Clementon, NJ / Highland) and sophomore Mike Pytlar (Califon, NJ / West Morris) each scored as the Red Hawks (2-0) posted their 20th consecutive regular-season victory.

The Red Hawks took a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute when Michael Cullen headed in a crossing pass from senior defender William Griffin (Bloomfield, NJ / St. Peter’s Prep).  Montclair State doubled its lead five minutes later when Pauls put a loose ball after a blocked shot in the back of the net. 

Montclair State would also score twice in the second half with Pauls scoring again off of a pass from senior midfielder Joseph Cullen (Clementon, NJ / Highland) in the 50th minute, and Pytlar putting the ball in the net off of an assist from senior forward Daragh O’Dea (Toms River, NJ / Toms River North) in the 81st minute.

Montclair State had a 23-3 advantage in shots and an 11-1 edge in corner kicks in the contest. 

Red Hawk senior goalie Teddy Ritter (Belford, NJ / Middletown North) made one save in 75 minutes of action while Moravian junior keeper Bryant White had five saves in 75 minutes. Greyhound junior goalie Tim Dollarton played the final 15 minutes but did not record a save.

Montclair continues its weekend trip on Saturday as they head to Muhlenberg College for a 5:00 pm matchup at Varsity Field in Allentown, PA.