Oct. 12, 2011
MCC defeats Stratton to clinch home field
ROCHESTER - The MCC men's soccer team defeated Bryant & Stratton 1-0 Wednesday to wrap up home field for the Region III championship.
The Tribunes (9-2-1) will host either Stratton or Mercyhurst North East on Oct. 29 for the regional title. The game time will be announced soon.
Monroe struck just before halftime to break a scoreless tie. Gianluca Cuomo (Rochester, NY/Greece Athena) fed a perfect pass to Abe Barry (Henrietta, NY/Greece Olympia). Barry beat the Bobcat keeper to make it 1-0 at the break.
The Tribunes made it stand up the rest of the way en route to the team's sixth consecutive shutout.
Vinnie Cainth (London, England/Albany) made three saves in goal for Monroe. He was aided by a strong defense, led by Seamus Sharkey (Newtown, Ireland/St. Eunans).