Early Barrage Spurs ASA Avengers to Win over Essex County College

Early Barrage Spurs ASA Avengers to Win over Essex County College

The ASA Avengers men's soccer team is on a roll, having won three of its last four -- including its most recent 5-2 win over Essex County College in Brooklyn.   

Led by Boubacar Keita's two first-half goals, the Avengers (5-2) won its second-straight match. Freshman goalkeeper Michael Bolvin registered his fifth win of the season, as he stopped six shots for the win.  

The Avengers' four goals in the first half were what effectively ended the contest, as its 4-1 halftime margin was aided by Keita's two scores and one apiece from Chris Valverde and Saufyane Abou Liboudo -- of which Keita also assisted on the latter goal. Bakary Kida added a late goal in the second half for the final tally.    

Valverde, Akeem Phipps, and Gabriel Viana each contributed with an assist.   

Up next for the surging Avengers is a 1 p.m. road date on Saturday against Ulster County Community College.