Late Goals Sink Wolves at SUNY Poly

Seth Spurgeon (9) scored for the second consecutive game on Saturday
Seth Spurgeon (9) scored for the second consecutive game on Saturday

MARCY, N.Y. — SUNY Poly scored two goals in the final six minutes on Saturday to defeat Keuka College 4-3 in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game.

Keuka College (1-5-1, 0-2 NEAC) got goals from Damian Rutan, Seth Spurgeon , and Chris Millard on Saturday.

SUNY Poly 4 vs. Keuka College 3

The Green and Gold struck fast on the road on Saturday as Damian Rutan found the back of the net 2:03 into the game. Keuka College continued to play on the front foot. For the second consecutive game, Seth Spurgeon scored for the Wolves as he took a pass from Jared Burns and scored to make it 2-0. The Wildcats answered with a goal before halftime, but the Wolves maintained the 2-1 lead at the break.

SUNY Poly drew the game level in the 64th minute with a goal to make it 2-2. Minutes later, the Wildcats dropped to 10 men following a red card. Keuka College took advantage in the 72nd as Chris Millard hit home a volley from the left side of the box to make it 3-2 Keuka College. That score line would hold until the final minutes. SUNY Poly tied the game at 3-3 with 5:59 left to play and then took the lead less than two minutes later as the Wildcats defeated Keuka College 4-3 on Saturday.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College falls to 8-9-3 all-time against SUNY Poly. The Wildcats have defeated the Wolves in six of the 10 games played at SUNY Poly
  • The Wolves had a 15-12 advantage in shots on Saturday
  • Stephen Cowulich made three saves in goal for Keuka

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves return home to host Wells College at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex on Wednesday afternoon. Keuka College defeated Wells 4-0 last season and have not allowed a goal to the Express since their meeting in the 2015 NEAC Tournament.