Gulls fall short on comeback bid against Catholic

Six game unbeaten streak ends

SALISBURY, Md- The Salisbury University men’s soccer team lost their first game in nearly a month, falling 3-2 to Catholic on Wednesday afternoon.

The Cardinals got an early goal from Ben Alexander, and another late in the first half from Ben Egan to take a 2-0 lead into halftime. In the second half, Salisbury’s Cullen Myers drew a penalty kick and converted, cutting the Catholic lead in half (2-1) in the 53rd minute.

After multiple scoring chances to tie the game, the Salisbury’s defense was lulled to sleep. Egan took advantage to get his second goal of the game, pushing the lead to 3-1. Salisbury would get their final goal of the game from a beautiful header from Matthew Hawkins. After a few more close scoring attempts, time would run short on Salisbury, with the game coming to an end.

The loss ends a 6-game unbeaten streak for Salisbury, and moves them to 5-2-1 on the year. The Gulls are back in action on Saturday, September 28th, when they visit Southern Virginia.

 

 

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