Howard stop Harvard

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Jamaica Gleaner

MIAMI, Dec. 29, (AP)

Ian Bain picked up Felix Acqui's corner kick and slammed it in from point blank range Tuesday night to give Howard University a 1-0 victory over Harvard in an NCAA Soccer Championships semi-finals game in the Orange Bowl.

Freshman Bain, one of eight players from Trinidad on the Howard roster, already was moving when Acqui's kick was headed toward the goal by Alvin Henderson.

Harvard goalie Shep Messing, planted outside the goal in an attempt to defend against the kick, was unable to get back in time and Bain's shot slammed into an empty goal.

Both Messing, goalie for the U.S. team In the Olympic qualifying rounds, the Howard Goalie Sam Teteh made a number of fine saves.