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Regional Digest: Thiam Leads UConn Men's Soccer Past URI

Thiam Leads UConn Men's Soccer Past URI

At Kingston, R.I., sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored his team-leading fifth goal of the season in the opening half to propel the UConn men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night at URI Soccer Complex. Thiam put the Huskies up 1-0 at the 13:44 mark, taking a pass from Alex Sanchez and beating the Rams' keeper to the bottom left corner of the net from 12 yards out. UConn is 5-3-0, while URI drops to 3-4-1 overall. UConn extends its winning streak to 12 over Rhode Island, pushing its total series advantage to 22-10-2. Senior tri-captain Jake Nerwinski also scored for UConn, his second goal of the...

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