Mids defeat Monmouth, win Navy Jamboree


The Naval Academy won the first Navy Jamboree soccer tournament yesterday with a 4-0 victory over Monmouth in Annapolis.

Towson State matched Navy's 2-0 tournament mark with a 4-3 win over The Citadel, but the Mids earned the title on their 8-0 goal differential compared to the Tigers' 6-3.

Against Monmouth, the Mids scored three times in the first period as Aaron Swenson, John Watkins and Seth Walters knocked in goals. P. K. Kennedy scored his third goal of the year in the second half.

For Towson, Todd Hicks scored one goal and had an assist.

After Pat Coyle scored his first goal of the season 1:47 into the game, Hicks (Bowie) scored off a pass from junior Chris Smith midway through the half for a 2-0 Tigers lead. Freshman Steve Groves added his first college goal two minutes later to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead.

Towson State .... 3 .. 1 .. -- .. 4

The Citadel ..... 1 .. 2 .. -- .. 3

Goals: TS--Coyle, Hicks, Groves, Henderson. TC--Metherel 2, Francois. Assists: TS--Smith 2, Minneer, Hicks, Wildey. TC--Metherel, Thompson, Francois. Shots: Towson St. 24, The Citadel 12. Saves: TS--Stillman 0, Maki 4. TC--Fluhr 6.

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