Sept. 5, 2004
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -
Freshman Tyler Pagano (Mundelein, Ill.) scored the first goal of his college career, but it wasn't enough as UMass lost to San Francisco, 3-1, in the final game of the diadora Classic.
UMass fell to 0-2 in its California trip. USF opened the scoring as Jordan Keyes knocked in a rebound off a shot by Chris Schwarze just 17 minutes into the game.
The Dons made it 2-0, just one minute into the second half as Al Bedrossian scored off assists from Adam Bergman and Mike Varas.
Pagano netted the UMass goal to cut the lead to 2-1 at the 71:44 mark as he scored on a turnaround shot to the far side of the net. USF quickly answered as Aaron Chandler scored less than two minutes later for the 3-1 final.
In goal, Colin Burns (Newark, Del.) made six saves for UMass.
USF outshot UMass, 22-11 while taking eight corners to the Minutemen's five.
The men's soccer team returns to Amherst to face Maine in the home opener on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m.