CENTER VALLEY, PA – The York College women's soccer team dropped their fourth one-goal match of the year as DeSales University recorded a 3-2 non-conference win on Saturday in Center Valley, PA. The Spartans fall to 1-4 as all four of their losses have come by a single goal.
Final Score: York 2, DeSales 3
Records: York 1-4, DeSales 4-2
Shots: York 9, DeSales 20
Shots on Goal: York 6, DeSales 12
Corner Kicks: York 1, DeSales 3
Saves: York 9, DeSales 4
Fouls: York 11, DeSales 7
How It Happened:
• The Bulldogs came out firing early as they notched three shots in the first ten minutes of the game. DeSales finally found the back of the net on their fourth shot of the game as Katie Padgett scored off an assist from Meghan Corbran in the 20th minute of play.
• DeSales made it 2-0 just 2:52 later as Rachel Medlar scored off a Meghan Foley helper to put the hosts up a pair.
• The Spartans got on the board 20 seconds later as Skyler Wilt took an initial shot that was saved. The ball squirted right back to her as she finished off the second chance to put York in the scoring column.
• York knotted the game at two just 1:37 before the half as Natalie McCarthy scored off a loose ball in the box. It was her second goal of the season.
• The Spartans were outshot 9-6 in the first half but Spartan goalie Cat McCarty kept the Spartans in the game with five saves. York had the lone corner of the first half.
• The Bulldogs broke the tie in the 69th minute as Allie Trick took a pass from Sam Monteforte and notched her fifth goal of the season.
• The Spartans had a shot in the final 20 seconds as Ally Badman got a shot on goal. It looked like the Spartans got a goal off the rebound but it was called back as York suffered their fourth hard-luck loss of the season.
Natalie McCarthy: 1 goal, 2 shots, 1 shot on goal
Skyler Wilt: 1 goal, 2 shots on goal
Erin Baier: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal
Rachel Medlar: 1 goal, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal
Katie Padgett: 1 goal, 2 shots on goal
Allie Trick: 1 goal, 1 shot on goal
Sam Monteforte: 1 assist, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal
Meghan Corbran: 1 assist, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal
Meghan Foley: 1 assist, 1 shot on goal
Cat McCarty (YCP): 90:00 minutes played, 3 goals against, 9 saves (Loss, 0-3)
Lia Gaccione (DSU): 90:00 minutes played, 2 goals against, 4 saves (Win)
The Spartans had their six game win streak against the Bulldogs snapped … York now leads the all-time series 8-2 … junior Cat McCarty registered a career-high nine saves in the game … York was given a season-high three yellow cards … York had a season-low one corner kick.
The Spartans return home on Wednesday to host Gettysburg College in a non-conference contest. Kick off from Graham Field is set for 3:30 pm.