The NJIT Highlanders downed the Liberty Flames 3-0 in an ASUN Conference match, Saturday afternoon at Lubetkin Field at Mal Simon Stadium.
Thomas Radon scored twice for the host Highlanders.
Liberty drops to 3-6 overall and 0-2 in the ASUN on the season. The contest closes out a three-game road swing for the Flames. NJIT moves to 3-3-1 overall and 1-1-0 in conference.
Scoring Summary 11' – NJIT – Thomas Radon (Unassisted) 60' – NJIT – Gerald Cubero (Unassisted) 89' – NJIT – Thomas Radon (Assisted by Regsan Watkins)
Turning Point Leading 1-0, the Highlanders extended their advantage early in the second half. Forward Gerald Cubero fired a shot across the box and into the top of the net for a 2-0 advantage.
Key Stats & Notes • NJIT outshot Liberty, 15-8, in the match. The Highlanders also held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.
• Seth Clark and Sebastian Valdez each had two shots to lead the Flames.
• Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero made three saves, while Samuel Reigys record five saves for NJIT.
• The Flames and Highlanders have met only twice in their programs history. Last season, Liberty won 2-1 at Osborne Stadium in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
• The contest was the last of a three-game road swing for the Flames. Liberty went 0-3 on the trip.
Up Next Liberty returns home on Tuesday. The Flames will host the Duquesne Dukes at 7 p.m. at Osborne Stadium.