Men's soccer opens 2022 season with 4-0 win at WNEU

Max Horowitz '24 leaps over a defender in a match against Western New England (photo by
Max Horowitz '24 leaps over a defender in a match against Western New England (photo by

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Junior forward Max Horowitz (Swansea, Mass. / Northfield Mount Hermon) notched a goal and an assist today as the Brandeis University men's soccer team opened its 2022 campaign with a 4-0 victory on the road at Western New England University.


  • Brandeis,  1-0-0
  • Western New England, 0-1-0


  • The Judges got all the scoring they would need in the 21st minute, when Horowitz sent a cross from along the end line to senior Sancho Maroto Tobias (Acton, Mass. / Lexington), a transfer from UMass Lowell, who punched it home.
  • Horowitz added his goal in the 30th minute when he drove into the box where eluded a defender, and blasted a shot just under the crossbar. First-year Rainer Osselmann-Chai (Acton, Mass. / Acton-Boxborough Regional) picked up an assist.
  • In the second half, the Judges added two more goals about eight minutes apart. In the 63rd minute, first-year Elan Romo (Weston, Fla. / Cypress Bay) juked a defender and slid one under the Golden Bear keeper.
  • Junior Roee Maor (Demarest, N.J./Northern Valley Regional), a transfer from Fordham University, closed out the scoring in the 71st minute.


  • Senior captain Aiden Guthro (Newburyport, Mass. / Newburyport) made one save for his seventh career shutout.
  • WNE keeper Ryan Suprin made three saves and allowed four goals in the first 73 minutes for the hosts. Jacob Wadas had two stops in the final 17 minutes.


  • Brandeis outshot the Golden Bears, 14-10.
  • The Judges had a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.


  • This was Horowitz's second career three-point game. The last came Sept 25, 2021, in a 2-0 win over Bates.
  • Maroto Tobias scored four goals in his career at UMass Lowell, while Maor did not score for Fordham.
  • Brandeis had not scored four goals in a game since Sept. 18, 2018, in an 8-0 win over Mass. Maritime.


  • The Judges host Denison University on Sunday at noon in their home opener.
  • WNEU is at Clark University Saturday at 2 p.m.