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Salisbury Snaps Spartan Win Streak on Wednesday

Sam Johnson photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Sam Johnson photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

SALISBURY, MD – The York College men's soccer team saw their three-match win streak come to an end as Salisbury notched the game's lone goal in the second half to upend the Spartans 1-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play on Wednesday in Salisbury, Maryland. The win for the Gulls avenges York's 1-0 win last Wednesday night in York.

 

Match #14

Final Score: York 0, Salisbury 1

Records: York 7-5-2 (3-3 CAC), Salisbury 7-6-1 (2-4 CAC)

Shots: York 9, SAL 9

Shots on Goal: York 5, SAL 7

Corner Kicks: York 3, SAL 3

Saves: York 6, SAL 5

Fouls: York 7, SAL 6

 

How It Happened:

• The game was back and forth in the first half as the play was even on the stat sheet. The Sea Gulls held a slight 6-5 edge in total shots while Salisbury also held a 4-3 margin in shot on goal. Both teams had one corner kick as the squads headed to the break locked in a scoreless tie.

• Salisbury notched the only goal in the game in the 57th minute. Cullen Myers took a long outlet along the left wing. Spartan goalie Josh Kappes got caught off his line and Myers slipped a shot between Kappes and the near post for the game-winner.

• The Spartans had some chances late but wouldn't be able to find the mark as their win streak was halted at three games.

 

Spartan Leaders

Keith Witherell: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

Barak Amige: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

Sam Johnson: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

 

Sea Gull Leaders

Cullen Myers: 1 goal, 3 shots, 2 shots on goal

Ryan Spadin: 3 shots, 2 shots on goal

Trent Hofmeister: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

 

Goalie Comparison

Josh Kappes (YCP): 90:00 minutes played, 1 goal allowed, 6 saves (Loss, 2-1)

Gabe Dunn (SAL): 90:00 minutes played, 0 goals allowed, 5 saves (Win, 2-2)  

 

Notes:

The Spartans are now 15-27-6 all-time against the Sea Gulls as York had their two game series win streak snapped … the two teams split their regular season meetings as they both earned 1-0 wins at home … the match is the final regular season match up as Capital Athletic Conference foes … York is now 4-4 in games decided by one goal … freshman Josh Kappes surrendered his first collegiate goal allowed as he had pitched shutouts in his first two collegiate starts … Kappes has now played 304:52 in goal and allowed one tally while he has made 15 saves for a .938 save percentage … Kappes made a career-high six saves in the match … the match snapped York's three game shutout streak … York has allowed just three goals in their last five matches … York has lost three straight on the road … York was shutout for the fourth time this season … York has fired off a combined 25 shots in their last three games … York has just five corners in their last two games … Salisbury accumulated four yellow cards and have now been assessed seven yellow cards in their two games against the Spartans.

 

Up Next

The Spartans head back on the road on Saturday as they face off against Southern Virginia in a CAC contest. The Spartans and Knights kick off at 7:00 pm in Buena Vista, Virginia.