Leicester, MA -- Sophomores Nilton De Andrade (Boston, MA) and Alex Strafer (Auburn, MA) each netted two goals for the Nighthawks as they opened up NECC conference play with a 4-0 road win over Becker College on Saturday afternoon. The victory improves Newbury to 3-5 (1-0) on the season while Becker falls to 1-6 (0-1).
Senior Kevin Texieira (Boston, MA), sophomore Stanley Ellie (Boston, MA) and freshman Ronald Giraldo (Mamaroneck, NY) each tallied assists on the afternoon while Dylan Foran (Milton, MA) made two key paces to spring the attack for the Nighthawks.
The Nighthawks outshot Becker 29-18 on the afternoon, including 12-10 shots on goal advantage. In net, Tran made eight saves to Cisero solo save. Giraldo also made a goal-saving clearance off the night in the 2nd half for the Nighthawks.
Newbury returns to action tomorrow afternoon when they travel to Henniker, NH to take on New England College. Kick-off is scheduled for 2:30 P.M.