Strong Second Half Pushes Seahawks to Dominant Victory Over Gallaudet

Andrew Kalinoski '20| Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Andrew Kalinoski '20| Photo Credit: Bill Wood

SALISBURY, Md. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's soccer team (1-0) opened up their 2019 campaign on Friday (Aug. 30) afternoon against Gallaudet (0-1) in the Elmer Lord Tournament. The Seahawks used four second half goals to push themselves to the dominant victory.

St. Mary's - 5, Gallaudet - 1

How It Happened

  • The Seahawks wasted little time to get on the board as Josh McRobie fired a shot into the back of the net just 28 seconds into the game. St. Mary's College continued to push the pace on the offensive end and outshot Gallaudet 11-1 in the first half. The Bison managed to keep the game close due to six saves in the opening half. 

  • The offensive onslaught started in the second half with another goal from McRobie in the 48th minute of action. The Seahawks continued to roll with three-straight goals to capture a commanding 5-0 lead. Roshawn Panton, Andrew Kalinoski, and Khalid Balogun all ripped shots into the back of the net for goals during the run. 

  • The Bison continued to fight throughout the game and notched their lone goal of the afternoon in the 85th minute of play.

Inside the Box Score

  • McRobie led the Seahawks with five points on the afternoon off of two goals and one assist. Balogun and Panton followed with three points each.

  • In goal, Patrick Paolini earned the win and held the Bison scoreless through 75 minutes. Liam Delone-Bellsey came in for the final 15 minutes and allowed one goal.

  • St. Mary's College dominated all facets of the game, besting Gallaudet in shots (26-2) and corner kicks (12-2).

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Aug. 31 vs. No. 18 Carnegie Mellon | 1:00 PM | Sea Gull Soccer Stadium | Elmer Lord Tournament

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