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Cabrini Scores Late Goal to Defeat Soccer 2-1

Eli Strong
Eli Strong

Cabrini scored a goal in the 87th minute to defeat Hampden-Sydney Soccer 2-1 on Saturday evening.

THE BASICS
• Final Score: Cabrini 2, Hampden-Sydney 1
• Records: Hampden-Sydney 5-5-1, Cabrini 6-5-1
• Location: McLean, VA – Langley High School

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Cabrini's Nick Booth looked to have the first goal of the the game in the 20th minute but Gray Sutter made a miraculous diving save to his right to turn the Cavaliers back
• The Cavaliers struck in the 37th minute when James Peru's put one in the back of the net
• Cabrini came out strong to start the second half, and Sutter made another amazing save in the 47th minute to prevent another Cabrini goal
Hampden-Sydney picked up the intensity and had several near misses before Eli Strong headed in a Spell Carr corner kick at 57:22 to tie the game at 1-1
• H-SC continued to blister the goalkeeper with shots but he made numerous saves to keep the game tied
• Cabrini didn't get many chances to score after the tying goal, but Christopher Araujo took advantage and put a shot inside the right post at 86:16 to win the game

TIGER TOP PERFORMERS
Eli Strong scored one and led the team in shots with five
Spell Carr recorded an assist with two shots
Gray Sutter recorded four saves
Josh McCormack paced the squad with three shots on goal and tied for the team lead in shots with five

FOR THE FOES
• Anthony Zampirri made seven saves
• James Pettus and Christopher Araujo each scored

STATS OF THE GAME
Hampden-Sydney had a 20-15 shot advantage with an 8-6 edge in shots on goal
• Each team recorded five corner kicks

NEXT GAME
Hampden-Sydney returns to ODAC play on Wednesday with a 3:30 pm contest at Washington and Lee University

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