Spartans Drop Heart Breaker 2-1 at Shenadoah

Peyton Martino photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Peyton Martino photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

Winchester, VA – The Spartans fell in a heart breaker to the Shenandoah University 2-1 after two late Hornet goals on a cloudy Saturday afternoon.


Match #3

Final Score: York 1, Shenandoah 2

Records: York 1-2, Shenandoah 3-1

Shots: York 6, Shenandoah 21

Shots on Goal: York 5, Shenandoah 15

Penalty Corners: York 2, Shenandoah 12


How It Happened:

  • After a scoreless back-and-forth first half, freshman forward Sam Collis found pay dirt as she found the back of the net in the 50thminute of the match off an assist from fellow freshman Peyton Martino.
  • The Hornets knotted it up at 1-1 when Kayla Alderman finished off a Taylor Hayes assist in the 66thminute.
  • Only two minutes and seven seconds later, the Hornets struck again when Megan Stevens finally found the back of the net after 8 previous shots on goal ensuring the 2-1 victory.



Spartan Leaders

Sam Collis: 1 goal, 1 shot on goal, 1 shot

Peyton Martino: 1 assist

Greta Plappert: 4 shots on goal, 4 shots

Jennifer Morissette: 4 defensive saves

Hornet Leaders

Kayla Alderman: 1 goal, 2 shots on goal, 4 shots

Megan Stevens: 1 goal, 8 shots on goal, 9 shots

Taylor Hayes: 1 assist


Goalie Comparison

Sam Keating (YCP): 70 minutes, 2 goals against, 8 saves (Loss, 1-2) 

Isabella Morande (SU): 70 minutes, 1 goal against, 2 saves (Win, 2-1)


Game Notes:

York is now 6-2-0 all-time against the Hornets … the loss snapped a three-game win streak for York … freshman Sam Collis tallied her second career goal and scored for consecutive games … the Spartans have been held in single digits for total shots in all three contests this season … the 21 shots York faced is a new season high … senior defender Jennifer Morrissette set a York single-game school record with 4 defense saves … Morrissette now owns the career record at York with 21 defensive saves breaking a record set by Kari Moyer who had 19 from 1996-1999 … the five defensive saves as a team was also a new single game record … Sam Keating had a season high 8 saves, second most in her career to when she had 10 against Franklin & Marshall on October 24, 2017. 


Up Next:

The Spartans return home on Wednesday to face Susquehanna University. The game is set for a 4:30 pm start.