The University Soccer team defeated the Springfield Y. M. C. A. College here on Saturday by the score of 4-2. The visitors were older and more experienced but failed to show their superiority over the Crimson. The game was exceedingly fast and well-played, both sides showing good team-work when they had the ball in their possession. Byington, Lamont and Pallo starred for the University; and Ko, Grassi, and Gorton for the visitors.
About ten minutes after the whistle had blown Dorman carried the ball very close to the goal but his shot was stopped. A scrimmage in front of the goal followed and in the melee he made another shot which this time was successful. Then followed two goals for Springfield one by Gorton when he headed in a ball which had hit the top of the goal and bounced back, and the other by Ko on a scrimmage pass from Chase.
In the second half Lamont scored on a pass from Heizer and was almost immediately followed by Heizer himself on a head pass from Byington. Some five minutes later Byington nursed in the ball which he had received on an outside play and succeeded in caging it with a very long shot. Pallo, the University goal, stopped many almost impossible shots.
The summary follows:
Time of halves, 45 minutes. Referee and Timekeeper, John Howe of the Boston Referees' Association. Goals, Dorman, Gorton, Ko, Lamont, Heizer, Byington.