For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Frostburg, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's soccer team capped off their two-game road trip with a scoreless double overtime draw Saturday night. St. Mary's (9-2-3, 2-1-1 CAC) posted a 0-0 tie with Frostburg State University (4-8-2, 1-2-1 CAC) in Capital Athletic Conference action, stretching its unbeaten streak to two.
St. Mary's 0, Frostburg State 0 (2 OT)
How It Happened
- The Seahawks dominated the game from the opening whistle, notching a 20-4 shot advantage as well as a 12-1 margin in corner kicks.
- It was 6-1 in shots and 6-1 in corner kicks – both in favor of St. Mary's – in the first half but Joel Assal made three saves to keep the Seahawks off the scoreboard.
- Frostburg's lone shot on goal came in the 25th minute but junior goalkeeper Patrick Paolini (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard) handled it with ease.
- Assal then turned away seven shots over the final 45 minutes of regulation to force overtime as the Seahawks outshot Frostburg, 10-2.
- Juniors Brad Moore (Crofton, Md./South River) and Khalid Balogun (Bowie, Md./Bowie) each fired a shot on goal in the 91st and 98th minutes, respectively, in the first 10-minute extra period but Assal was able to deny them.
- First-year defender Jacob Breslauer (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) took a shot in the 103rd minute but once again Assal was up to the challenge.
For the Seahawks
- Scorers: None
- Goalkeeper: Paolini (1 save, 0 goals allowed, 110:00)
For Frostburg State
- Scorers: None
- Goalkeeper: Assal (13 saves, 0 goals allowed, 110:00)
- Frostburg State retains the lead in the series history with a 13-5-2 record but the Seahawks own a 1-0-1 mark in the last two matchups.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Oct. 17 vs. York (9-3-2, 2-0-2 CAC) – Seahawk Stadium (CAC match) – 3:30 p.m.
- York dominates the series, 30-5-2, which began in 1979. The Spartans have won two straight over St. Mary's. The Seahawks' last win over YCP was a 2-1 decision in St. Mary's City on October 21, 2016.
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