Men’s Soccer registers first CAC win at Southern Virginia

Men’s Soccer registers first CAC win at Southern Virginia

BUENA VISTA, Va.- The Salisbury University men's soccer team defeated the Southern Virginia Knights, 2-1, on Saturday for their first Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) win of the year.

THE RUNDOWN

  • Final: Salisbury 2, Southern Virginia 1
  • Records: Salisbury (6-2-1, 1-0 CAC) | Southern Virginia (2-8-0, 0-1 CAC)
  • Location: Knight Stadium- Buena Vista, Va.

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Dolph Hegewisch got the scoring started early just 13 minutes into the first half to give the Sea Gulls the 1-0 lead.
  • Southern Virginia would answer back quickly when Nick Francis scored their lone goal to tie the game at one in the 19th minute.
  • The remainder of the first half consisted of a lot of Sea Gull offense with eight shots in the half to Southern Virginia's two.
  • Coming right out of the half, Cullen Myers received a pass from John Woozley to find the back of the goal to secure the lead for the Sea Gulls in the 52nd minute.
  • The Myer's goal was enough to seal the Sea Gull win over the Knights, 2-1.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury had the advantage in shots, 21-3 over Southern Virginia.
  • The corner kick advantage went to the Sea Gulls, 9-2.
  • Dolph Hegewisch and Cullen Myers each registered a goal for Salisbury.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Dolph Hegewisch scored his third goal of the season to put him at 11 points, which leads the team.
  • Josh Woozley's assist and Cullen Myers' goal ties them for second-most points on the team with seven.

 UP NEXT

  • Salisbury continues conference play on Wed. Oct. 2 when they host Mary Washington at Sea Gull Soccer Stadium.
  • Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.
  • Live stats and video will be provided.

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