Keuka College Falls in Overtime

Christopher Spaulding (1) made a career-high 6 saves for Keuka on Friday
Christopher Spaulding (1) made a career-high 6 saves for Keuka on Friday

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Keuka College Men's Soccer team lost to Fredonia 2-1 in overtime on Friday night in the Fred Hartrick Classic at Buffalo State.

Freshman Joshua Card scored the goal for Keuka College (0-1, 0-0 NEAC). In goal for the Wolves was Christopher Spaulding. The senior made six saves in the loss.

Keuka College 1 vs. Fredonia 2 - OT

The Blue Devils opened the game strong pressuring the Wolves. They had four corner kicks in the opening 45 minutes, but were unable to break through, despite holding a 7-5 lead in shots. Spaulding made four saves in the half as the game went to halftime scoreless.

It took less than five minutes for Keuka to score in the second half. Rohel Duncan ripped a shot past the keeper, but off of the left goalpost. The rebound found the foot of Joshua Card and the freshman put it in the back of the net for the 1-0 lead. That lead would be short-lived, however, as Fredonia leveled the game less than five minutes later. The game would go to overtime tied at 1-1.

In the final minute of the first overtime session, Fredonia headed in a free kick to the game-winning goal, defeating Keuka College 2-1.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College has never beaten Fredonia. The Wolves are now 0-5 against the Blue Devils
  • It was the first meeting between the two schools since 2005
  • In the previous four meetings, Keuka was outscored by Fredonia 17-3
  • It was the first overtime loss for Keuka since 2014
  • Christopher Spaulding made a career-high 6 saves for the Wolves

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves will face the host school of the Fred Hartrick Classic, Buffalo State, on Saturday night at 7pm. The two teams first met in 1991 and Keuka College owns a 4-1 series advantage over the Bengals.