Belmont, NC – Southern Wesleyan and Belmont Abbey finished in a 1-1 tie in Conference Carolinas action on Saturday afternoon.
The Warriors recorded 11 shots and six shots on goal in the tie to the Crusaders. Caleb Compton led the team with three shots. He was followed by Oscar Vanegas, Ben Baker and David Chaker with two shots. Vanegas had two shots on goal in the game and scored the lone goal for Southern Wesleyan. Miguel Gallegos recorded the assist. Miguel Uribe played all one hundred and ten minutes in goal for Southern Wesleyan while recording 10 saves in the tie.
Final: Southern Wesleyan 1, Belmont Abbey 1
Records: Southern Wesleyan (2-6-1 / CC 2-2-1) Belmont Abbey (3-4-1 / CC 3-1-1)
How It Happened
The Warriors challenged the Crusaders early on a shot on goal by Caleb Compton. However, Belmont Abbey countered with shots by Geinner Duque and Hunter Gregory, but Miguel Uribe kept the ball from reaching the net. Southern Wesleyan continued to pepper the Belmont Abbey goalkeeper with shots by Malik Ibrahim and Romanov Jean. Shots by Ben Baker and Caleb Compton hit the bar to keep the Warriors from scoring. Despite several more shots on goal, the game remained tied at 0-0 at the half.
Belmont Abbey jumped out of the gate in the second half with shots by Nando Morales and Thomas Murray, but Southern Wesleyan countered with a shot on goal by David Chaker. The Crusaders continued to attack the Warriors defense, but Southern Wesleyan would not let the ball reach the net. Belmont Abbey took the first goal of the game, but the Warriors countered seconds later as Miguel Gallegos shot the ball in toward the net and Oscar Vanegas came in to finish it up and tie the game 1-1.
With the game tied 1-1, Belmont Abbey and Southern Wesleyan entered the first period of overtime. Caleb Compton took the first shot of the first overtime period, but the ball went wide right. The Crusaders countered with a shot by Hunter Gregory, but the Warriors defense blocked the ball.
Still tied 1-1, the Warriors and Crusaders entered the second overtime period. Belmont Abbey led off with a shot by Aaron Madison, but Southern Wesleyan blocked the ball. The Warriors continued to deflect the Crusaders attacks. Despite several attacks, neither the Warriors nor the Crusaders could gain the advantage as the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
Southern Wesleyan will next travel to Emmanuel on October 3 at 7:30 p.m. They will then return to Childs Field on October 6 as they host the Limestone Saints at 5:30 p.m.