Akselsen, Rams Knock Off Flyers for Fourth Straight Win


RHODE ISLAND (10-2-0, 4-1 A-10)
Starters: Penske (GK), Karterud, Kristiansen, Middrup, Benco, Zarokostas, Richter, Dickson, Brangman, Daley, Akselsen
Substitutes: Drayer, Cook, Jesman Sunde, Gaudreau

DAYTON (4-5-4, 0-3-1 A-10)
Starters: Barrios (GK), Volker, Harryson, Mensah, Watkins, Aug, Dos Santos, Taneski, Fjeldberg, Lianes, Feiner
Substitutes: Cross, Kluba, Degler, Bean

Scoring Summary
49:52 - URI - Brangman (Zarokostas)
74:14 - UD - Feiner (Taneski)
79:02 - URI - Akeslen (Jesman Sunde)
89:16 - URI - Akelsen (Benco)

How It Happened
Freshman Edvin Akselsen had the second two-goal game of his career as Rhode Island beat Dayton 3-1 Saturday night. It was the fourth win in a row for the Rams, who improve to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in the Atlantic 10.

Rhode Island scored first when Chae Brangman knocked home a one-timer off an assist from Stavros Zarokostas in the 50th minute. The Flyers responded with a goal in the 75th minute from Jake Feiner.

Akselsen took over from there. In the 80th minute, he headed in a long cross from Emil Jesman Sunde to put Rhody back in front. Then, in the final minute, he struck again, this time off an assist from Ludvik Benco to put the game away.

Inside the Box Score

  • Senior Chae Brangman scored for the second straight game, and the third time in his last four games. three games, and the third time overall.
  • Freshman Edvin Akselsen's continued his impressive rookie season, netting his fifth and sixth goals of the year. He now has 16 total points (6g/4a) and has recoded at least one point in seven of his nine games played.
  • Senior Emil Jesman Sunde's and junior Ludvik Benco each had their first assist of the season.
  • Freshman Roger Penske improved to 8-2, making six saves.

Up Next
The Rams are off for a week before they travel to Duquesne for a contest Saturday, Oct. 20. The game starts at 7 p.m.