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Rollins Falls to Barry on the Road

Rollins Falls to Barry on the Road
MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (October 4, 2014) -

The Tars found themselves behind two goals at the half and never fully recovered on Saturday afternoon, falling to Barry by a final score of 3-1.

The loss drops the Tars to 5-4 on the year, 1-2 in the SSC, while the Buccaneers improve to 4-3-1 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

Alexis Martinez scored the lone goal for the Tars, his second of the year, while Tosan Popo was credited with the assist. Martinez and Grant Blackhurst each took a team high four shots.

Rory Kay, Nico Gercke and Mumbi Kwesele all scored for the Bucs with Manuel Perez chipping in a pair of assists.

In goal, freshman Julian Grundler made nine saves in 90 minutes for the Tars.

Barry would jump out to the one goal lead on Kay's second goal of the year in the 32nd minute and then would push the lead to 2-0 10 minutes later on Gerke's third.

Just after the half, the game would be halted due to inclement weather.

When play resumed, with the Tars still trailing 2-0, Martinez brought Rollins back within a score in the 52nd minute.

The score would hold at 2-1 over the next 30-plus minutes until Kwesele sealed the game with his first goal of the year in the 88th minute.

The Tars will now take a short break before traveling to Lynn on Tuesday, October 7th. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Fans that can't make it to the game can listen live on the Geico Tars Sports Network on

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