Brown Men's Soccer opens season with 1-0 loss to Fairfield

Sept. 8, 2001

The Brown men's soccer team (0-1) opened their 2001 season on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 loss to the visiting Stags of Fairfield University (1-0-1) at Stevenson Field.

Fairfield freshman midfielder, Danny Atwell, tallied the lone goal of the match at 33:21 of the first half when he slid a shot past freshman Brown goalkeeper Chris Gomez. Gomez, making his first career start for the Bears, made six saves on the day.

The Bears return to action on Friday, September 14 and Sunday, September 16 when they will host the Adidas Brown Classic at Stevenson Field. On Friday, the first game features Yale vs. Coastal Carolina at 5 p.m., followed by Brown vs. Loyola (MD) at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday lineup pits Yale vs. Loyola (MD) in the first game at noon, followed by Brown vs. Coastal Carolina at 2:30 p.m.