Wolves Fall to Abington 2-0 in Men’s Soccer

Photo by Ed Webber
Photo by Ed Webber

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – The Keuka College Men's Soccer team fell on Saturday to Penn St.-Abington in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game by the score of 2-0.

Keuka College (3-6, 2-2 NEAC) outshot the Nittany Lions 10-7 in the game and had a 6-4 advantage in shots on goal.

Penn St.-Abington 2 at Keuka College 0

Penn St.-Abington struck quickly on Saturday with a goal in the seventh minute to take a 1-0 lead. The lead nearly doubled in the 18th minute. The Nittany Lions ripped a shot off the crossbar. The rebound was hit towards goal, but Christian Cupello cleared it off the line. The Wolves threatened late as a yellow card on Penn St.-Abington in the box resulted in a penalty kick for Keuka College. However, the Nittany Lions' keeper made the save to keep Abington ahead 1-0 at halftime.

In the second half, the Nittany Lions took advantage of a penalty kick of their own to double their lead in the 62nd minute. Penn State would retain that lead for the final minutes of the game, defeating Keuka College 2-0 on Saturday.

KC Notes:

  • Penn St.-Abington pulled ahead in the all-time series with Keuka College. The Nittany Lions are 4-3-3 against the Wolves in their 10 meetings
  • The shutout broke a run of three straight games scoring at least two goals in a game for Keuka College

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves will look to bounce back on Sunday, hosting St. Elizabeth on Sunday. The Wolves defeated the Eagles 9-0 last season in the first meeting between the two schools.