College Men: Late winners give No. 1 Akron pair of wins

No. 1 Akron opened the 2016 men's season with a pair of 1-0 wins over ranked Georgetown and Seattle to capture the Akron Classic.

In the win over Georgetown, the Zips scored the game-winner with 36 seconds remaining.

Senior Brad Ruhaak scored on a rebound of Ezana Kahsay's shot that Georgetown goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski saved. The U-20 keeper had kept the Hoyas in the game with eight saves.

German keeper Ben Lundt had two saves against the Hoyas and a career-best eight saves in the win over Seattle. The sophomore kept the Zips in the game in the first half when the Redhawks had a 5-1 edge in shots on goal.

Tyler Sanda won the game with a goal in the 88th minute on a cross from star Adam Najem.

Named to the Akron Classic All-Tournament team for the Zips were Lundt, Najem and seniors Danilo Radjen  and Victor Souto.
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