September 22, 2007

Beale's Early Tally Lifts Spartans Over Lynchburg

YORK, PA - The York College men’s soccer team defeated Lynchburg 1-0 in non-conference action on Saturday night in Lynchburg, Va.  Extending their unbeaten streak to 48 consecutive games, York is now 8-0 in 2007 while the Hornets drop to 5-2-1.

The green and white wasted little time notching the only tally of the contest as Matt Beale (Baltimore, Md. / Archbishop Curley) scored in the 4th minute of action. Beale’s first goal of the campaign gave the Spartans a 1-0 advantage that they would not relinquish.

Both sides battled throughout the rest of the match with York gaining a slight edge in shots at 9-8.  The Spartans also lead in corner kicks 5-2.  

Jon Ports (Baltimore, Md. / McDonogh) was a very dangerous player on the pich as he created numerous chances for the York side.  Ports was responsible for two of York’s three shots on goal during the 90 minutes.

Kyle Marks (Yardley, Pa. / Pennsbury) went the distance in net for the Spartans registering two saves to preserve the shutout.  Lynchburg’s Marcus Jordan kept his squad in the match making a pair of saves

The green and white travel to Villa Julie on Wednesday, Sept. 26 for their second conference game of the season.  Kick-off is scheduled for 4:00 pm

GAME BOX