ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - (Oct. 6) - Naef Al-Hajjaji (Lackawanna/Lackawanna) scored two goals to power the Erie Community College men's soccer team to an 8-0 victory over Cayuga Community College Wednesday at the ECC South Campus. The Kats improved to 8-3 on the season. ECC last won eight-or-more matches in 2006 when it went 9-6-2.
Erik Greiner scored in the first minute on an assist from Mohamed Harhara (Lackawanna/Lackawanna) who played it across the goal box to Greiner.
Craig Raines (Gloucester, Va./Greensboro College) then tallied in the eighth minute on a header with the assist on a cross from Sean Hayden (Angola/Lake Shore).
Adan Mukumbira (Buffalo/Grover Cleveland) netted his 12th goal of the season on a pass from Pablo Ordonez (Cheektowaga/Cheektowaga). Ordonez then scored his 10th goal of the season in the third minute of the second half on an assist from Raines.
Mohamed Mohamed (Lackawanna/Lackawanna) scored 10 minutes later for a 5-0 lead. Elliott Griffin (Hamburg/Frontier) made it 6-0 with his first career goal. Griffin assisted on Al-Hajjaji's first goal at the 74th minute. Griffin's pass split the Cayuga CC defense and found Al-Hajjaji in stride. Hajjaji then scored three minutes later from Dane Gilcrist (Hamburg/Frontier).
Gobran "JB" Nagi recorded a shutout and made four saves.
ECC plays at Mercyhurst North East Saturday at 2 p.m.