PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2, 2012 -- Two second-half goals gave the Drexel men's soccer team a 2-0 win over
visiting James Madison in the final
night of Colonial Athletic Association regular-season play Friday night at
Drexel claimed the top seed in the upcoming CAA Tournament as the Dragons finished first in the league standings with an 8-1-1 record. Drexel's overall record is 12-3-2, and the Dragons extended their unbeaten streak to seven games (6-0-1).
The Dragons and second-place Northeastern (6-1-3 CAA record) will receive first-round byes in the upcoming CAA Tournament. Drexel will host the semifinals and final on Nov. 9 and 11.
JMU finished third in the league standings with a 6-2-2 record. The Dukes, who have an 8-6-3 overall record, saw their unbeaten streak end at five games (4-0-1) with the loss at Drexel>
JMU will host the tournament's number six seed, North Carolina Wilmington, Monday, Nov. 5, in a CAA first-round game at University Park. The winner of that match will face Northeastern in a Nov. 9 semifinal game.
Tal Bublil scored on a seven-yard shot in the 62nd minute to get the Dragons on the scoreboard. Mark Donohue added the second goal in the 67th minute on a strike from 30 yards.
JMU freshman goalkeeper Kyle Morton (West Chester, Pa./Henderson) made seven saves, his second-highest total of the season.
Shots: JMU 9, Drexel 16
Corner Kicks: JMU 1, Drexel 7
Saves: JMU, Kyle Morton, 7 (90:00); Drexel, Tim Washam, 2 (90:00)
Drexel - Tal Bublik (Jared Girard, Ken Tribbett), 61:42
Drexel - Mark Donohue (Tim Washam), 66:51