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Bearcats ready for rematch with Albany in semis

Despite dropping the final two games of the regular season to Stony Brook and Albany costing them a regular season title, the BU Bearcats men's soccer team took down the Sea Wovles in the America East Quarterfinals and now get another shot at the Great Danes in the conference semis.

The Bearcats overcame a 2-0 deficit over the weekend to beat Stony Brook 3-2 in overtime thanks to Pascal Trappe's game winner. That spark allows BU to carry a lot of momentum into Wednesday's semis.

"We had high confidence toward the end of the season but there's always little lapses," said Zach Galluzzo, junior back. "Playoff mentality, I think we really found it towards the end of the Stony Brook game and hopefully we can keep rolling with that and bring it to this Albany game and show them that that last performance wasn't really us and we've got a lot more and we'll come out with a lot more fire."

"Us going down to Stony Brook, going down two goals and fighting back into the game in the last fifteen minutes, tying with three minutes left and then winning in overtime is a tremendous emotional boost for our guys," said Head Coach Paul Marco. "One, we hadn't really come back in a game and to be two goals down in a playoff game and come back really means a lot and then it was also the response and the way that we got the goals. I thought the guys found different ways to score goals in that game so I think tomorrow will be a very difficult match but one I think our guys are up to the challenge."

BU and Albany play Wednesday at 7:00 in Albany.