By Justin Gordon ·firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary’s City, Md. –Junior midfielderBrad Moore(Crofton, Md./South River) and sophomore forwardRoshawn Panton(Bowie, Md./Roosevelt) each scored twice to make it a memorable Senior Day for the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team Saturday afternoon. St. Mary’s (11-2-3, 4-1-1 CAC) stretched its unbeaten streak to four with a 4-1 Capital Athletic Conference win over Penn State Harrisburg (14-3-2, 1-3-2 CAC).
Prior to the start of the game, the Seahawks honored their five seniors.Josh Akwara(Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield),Max Dwyer(Ellicott City, Md./Centennial),Pascal Iraola(Kensington, Md./Bethesda Chevy Chase),Juwan Kearson(Baltimore, Md./St. Paul’s), andAaron Tanenbaum(Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) were all recognized for their contributions and dedication to the Seahawk men’s soccer.Click here for the Senior Day Game Day Program
St. Mary’s 4, Penn State Harrisburg 1
How It Happened
- The Seahawks dominated offensively with a 14-8 shot advantage while corner kicks were even at four each.
- St. Mary’s claimed an early 3-0 lead with three goals in a six-minute span withMoorenetted the first two goals of the game.
- The first score in the 16th minute whenMooreput back a rebound from junior midfielderAnoi Hindle‘s(Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) shot.Moorepicked up his second less than two minutes later when he was once again at the right spot at the right time, finishing off the rebound of aKhalid Balogun(Bowie, Md./Bowie) shot.
- Just under five minutes later,Pantoncapitalized on a cross from junior forwardJosh McRobie(Crofton, Md./Arundel), touching it in and tripling the Seahawk lead.
- Harrisburg cut the lead to 3-1 just before halftime asJoey Amanheaded in his 11th goal of the season.
- It was almost a scoreless second stanza untilPantonnotched his sixth goal of the season in the 88th minute.
For the Seahawks
- Scorers:Moore (2 goals); Panton (2 goals); Hindle (1 assist); Balogun (1 assist); McRobie (1 assist)
- Goalkeeper:Patrick Paolini(4 saves, 1 goal allowed, 90:00)
For Penn State Harrisburg
- Scorers:Aman(1 goal)
- Goalkeeper:Nicholas Guglielmetti(6 saves, 4 goals allowed, 90:00)
- St. Mary’s improves to 6-1 in the series, which began in 2013 when Harrisburg joined the conference, with its fourth consecutive win over the Lions.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Oct. 24 at Christopher Newport (6-8, 2-4 CAC) – Newport News, Va. (CAC match) – 7:00 p.m.
- Christopher Newport holds a 17-4-2 advantage in the series, including an 11-game (10-0-1) unbeaten streak over the Seahawks. St. Mary’s last win over CNU was a 3-1 decision in St. Mary’s City in 2005.