Emmitsburg, Md. (October 8, 2019)--Mount St. Mary's fell to visiting Loyola, 4-2, on Tuesday night at Waldron Family Stadium. Boris Nana Tonzi and Marcos Lucero each scored goals for the Mountaineers in the high-scoring affair.
The Mount (4-5-0) jumped out to the early lead with a goal in the sixth minute of play. The Mount earned a corner kick, and took advantage of the set piece. Miguel Lucero sent the ball into the box where Nana Tonzi was able to head home the goal to the lower left part of the goal to put the Mountaineers on top.
The Greyhounds were able to change the momentum and scored twice in a span of 2:19 to take the lead. The first goal came in the 34th minute when Mount keeper Riccardo Zonta blocked a cross to the middle. Loyola's Sam Brown corralled the ball and sent home the shot to the upper right corner of the goal to tie the score. Just over two minutes later, Josh Fawole converted a cross to the middle from Barry Sharifi to give Loyola the 2-1 lead. Brian Saramago picked up an assist on the goal as well.
Early in the second half, the Mount's Kyle Davis sent a cross to the middle that was finished by Marcus Lucero to even the game at 2-2. The Mount advantage was short-lived as Loyola scored just over a minute later to regain the lead. Justin Ingram took a tap pass from Saramago, and beat Zonta to his left to put Loyola (5-6-0) ahead, 3-2. Ingram rounded out the scoring in the 65th minute with a penalty kick goal.
Loyola held a 22-to-6 shot advantage in ther game, including a 9-to-2 margin in shots on goal. Loyola also had a 7-to-2 edge in corner kicks in the game. Zonta made fives saves for the Mountaineers while Chase Vosvick did not record a save in the win for Loyola.
The Mount returns to Northeast Conference play when Central Connecticut visits Waldron Family Stadium on Friday night for a 7:00 p.m. kickoff.