WRITTEN BY NICOLAS FERNANDES
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men’s soccer team recorded their first loss of the season Wednesday night, falling 1-0 to the Rhode Island Rams in their home opener.
The Terriers now stand at 1-1-0, while the Rams improve to 2-0.
Prior to Wednesday, the Terriers defeated the Lafayette College Leopards on the road in their first match of the season and the Rams defeated the Providence College Friars 2-1 in their first match.
The Terriers attempted nine shots while the visitors attempted six, but were unable to score a single goal. Terriers freshman defender Faouzi Taieb took a team-high three shots.
Their opponent’s one goal came in the match’s 75th minute by sophomore midfielder Emil Jesman, with an assist from freshman midfielder Stavros Zarkokostas.
Terriers senior goalie Seth Erdman and the Rams made three saves each.
The Terriers recorded four corner kicks while the Rams attempted five.
The Terriers will travel to Massachusetts Sunday to face the UMass Lowell Hawks at 3:30 pm.