Men’s Soccer Downed at Cazenovia

Seth Spurgeon (9) scored his fifth goal of the season on Saturday
Seth Spurgeon (9) scored his fifth goal of the season on Saturday

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Soccer team lost to Cazenovia College on Saturday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game by the score of 3-2.

Keuka College (3-7-1, 2-3 NEAC) got goals from Seth Spurgeon and Chris Millard on Saturday.

Cazenovia College 3 vs. Keuka College 2

The Green and Gold came out strong in the first half as Keuka College totaled 13 shots on the road. The host Wildcats had only four, but they made them count. Against the run of play, Cazenovia College was given a penalty kick in the 25th minute. The Wildcats converted and carried the 1-0 lead into halftime.

Keuka College pulled level in the 56th minute as Seth Spurgeon scored his fifth goal of the season to make it 1-1. The lead would be short lived as minutes later, right after Spurgeon had an effort saved, the Wildcats broke down the field and scored to make it 2-1. Five minutes following that, Cazenovia pushed their lead to 3-1. The Green and Gold got one back in the 88th minute as Chris Millard hit in a loose ball off of a corner kick. The Wolves attempted to tie the game as they had a corner kick with 45 seconds left in the game, but Keuka was unable to get a shot off as the Wolves fell 3-2 on Saturday.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College had their five-game winning streak against the Wildcats snapped. The Wolves lead the all-time series 22-5
  • Keuka College and Cazenovia College first met in 1995 and have played every year since. It is the most games ever played against a single opponent in program history
  • The Green and Gold fall to 0-6 on the road this season
  • Keuka College had a 22-10 advantage in shots and led in corner kicks 9-4

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves return home next weekend for a pair of North Eastern Athletic Conference games at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex. Keuka College will begin the weekend on Saturday with a game against Gallaudet University. The Wolves will then host the Chargers of Lancaster Bible College on Sunday. Both games will start at 1pm.