BEVERLY, Mass. — Senior Forward Evan Couchot (Mason, Ohio) netted a hat trick to lead the Endicott men's soccer team to a 3-0 win over Western New England (WNE) Wednesday night, at Hempstead Stadium.
Couchot made it 1-0 from the penalty spot in the 11th minute after he drew a foul inside the box.
His second tally came when he found the end of a Matthew Cronin (Glastonbury, Conn.) cross with his head. Couchot headed it across the goalmouth and into the bottom left corner to make it 2-0.
Meanwhile, his third also came from the penalty spot after Alex Vuksta (Hudson, Ohio) stole the ball and fed Couchout with a through ball. Couchot then again drew a foul inside the box and slotted the PK home from the spot to give the Gulls a 3-0 lead.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Tonight's hattrick was Couchot's third of the season and fifth of his career.
- Zach Regulbuto (Somers, Conn.) made one save in net to earn his seventh clean sheet of the season.
- Couchot now has 55 career goals for the Gulls.
Endicott (9-4-2, 4-1-2 CCC) will travel to non-conference opponent Rochester (N.Y.) on Saturday, October 26 for a 4 PM matchup. Western New England (11-5-1, 3-3 CCC) will host Roger Williams on Saturday, September 26 at 2 PM.
(Photo Credit - Chris Lyons '22)