ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Senior captain Roshawn Panton (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) tallied a goal and an assist but the regionally-ranked St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team fell short in their matchup with former league opponent, Salisbury University, on Wednesday night. The Seahawks (9-3-0) came up on the wrong side of a 3-2 decision to the visiting Salisbury Sea Gulls (5-4-0).
How It Happened
- Panton played a part in both goals that gave St. Mary’s College a 2-0 in the 23rd minute.
- On the first goal in the 13th minute, Panton passed in the ball from the end line towards the penalty spot where senior forward Isaac Ekobo (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) one-timed it into the top left corner.
- Panton then scored his 10th of the season at 22:19 as he received a rocket of a cross from senior defender Jacob Breslauer (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) and sent it to the same corner as Ekobo.
- Salisbury jumped on the scoreboard a little over two minutes before halftime as Brady Young bounced in a free kick from about 35 yards out that was misplayed by the Seahawks and found the back of the net for the own goal.
- The second half belonged to the Sea Gulls, controlling possession and outshooting the hosts, 10-2.
- SU evened up the score at 63:51 when Sean Barwick tapped in a loose ball right at the goal line for a 2-2 draw.
- Salisbury took advantage of another loose ball scramble right in front of the goal as this time, Carter Chesney was right there to slip it in for the Sea Gulls first lead of the game in the 74th minute.
Inside the Box Score
- Salisbury posted an 18-8 shot advantage as well as a 7-3 corner kick margin.
- It was a physical game from start to finish with both sides combining for 31 fouls and three yellow cards.
- Pantonhas tallied at least one point in all but three games this season and is currently riding an eight-game point streak.
- Ekobois on a three-game goal streak following tonight’s one-goal effort.
- JuniorLiam deLone-Bellsey(Takoma Park, Md./Montgomery Blair) made a season second-best six saves in the loss.
- Gabe Dunnturned away two shots in helping the Sea Gulls secure their third straight win.
- Salisbury is now 2-0-1 against the Seahawks in the last three meetings.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Oct. 9 at Christopher Newport (4-3-2) – Newport News, Va. / Captains Field – 6:00 p.m