Three First-Half Goals Power Seahawk Men’s Soccer on Senior Day

By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

St. Mary’s City, Md. – Junior midfielder Brad Moore (Crofton, Md./South River) and sophomore forward Roshawn 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), and Aaron 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


2018 Men’s Soccer Seniors – Photo Credit: Bill Wood

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 with Moore netted the first two goals of the game.
  • The first score in the 16th minute when Moore put back a rebound from junior midfielder Anoi Hindle‘s (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) shot. Moore picked 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 a Khalid Balogun (Bowie, Md./Bowie) shot.
  • Just under five minutes later, Panton capitalized on a cross from junior forward Josh McRobie (Crofton, Md./Arundel), touching it in and tripling the Seahawk lead.
  • Harrisburg cut the lead to 3-1 just before halftime as Joey Aman headed in his 11th goal of the season.
  • It was almost a scoreless second stanza until Panton notched 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)

Notes

  • 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. 

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