SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury University men's soccer team celebrated Senior Day in a big way with an overtime victory on Saturday, 2-1, over Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference (C2C) rival Mary Washington.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- In the 16th minute, the Sea Gull offense looked to get on the board. After a header was won in midfield, the ball found Conner Appleby. Appleby then passed the ball over to Cullen Myers, who sent a strike into the bottom left corner to give the Sea Gulls the lead.
- The Eagles looked to answer the early Sea Gull lead. In the 23rd minute, Carter Berg sent a pass over to Abel Lewis who sent a strike into the back of the net to tie the game at one.
- In the 69th minute after some back and forth play Mary Washington looked to break the tie. Julian Schmugge, sent the ball towards the back-left corner but Ryan Socks made a spectacular diving save to keep the score tied.
- Just two minutes into overtime, a turnover in the midfield put Salisbury on the counter-attack. Appleby's through ball found Myers on the far side of the box. Myers made a move on the defender and sent the golden goal into the net for the game-winner.
SALISBURY GAME NOTES
- The Sea Gulls tallied seven shots with four on goal.
- Cullen Myers had both goals for the Sea Gulls.
- Myers paced the Sea Gull offense with three shots.
- Ryan Socks earned the start and collected seven saves.
- The Sea Gulls had two corner kicks.
- Before the game, Salisbury celebrated seniors Myers, Quinn McLaughlin, Ryan Miller, Luke Ahalt, Peter Gutoskey, Beau Johnson, John Ford, and Cherif Dicko.
MARY WASHINGTON GAME NOTES
- The Eagles notched 17 shots with eight being on net.
- Abel Luwis scored the goal for the Eagles
- Ken Kurtz had two saves in net for the Eagles.
- The Eagles had seven corner kicks.
- Salisbury travels to Fredericksburg, Va. for the three-day C2C Championship Tournament.
- The tournament starts Thursday, Nov. 4. Updated schedules will be made available on SUSeaGulls.com.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 184 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
To learn more about the tradition of excellence with Sea Gull Athletics, visit www.SUSeaGulls.com or on social media @SUSeaGulls.