|Salisbury, Md - Junior attackman Craig Degnan scored four goals and freshman
Adam Hughes added three to lead #11 ranked Cortland State to an 11-5
non-conference win at #6 Salisbury on Saturday. The Red Dragons improved to 2-1
overall with the victory, while Salisbury falls to 5-2.
Coupled with last Sunday's loss to Ohio Wesleyan, Salisbury lost back-to-back
games for the first time since 1989.
Trailing 2-1 in the first quarter, Cortland scored six straight goals over a
span of 13:55 to assume a 7-2 lead. Degnan started and finished the run,
scoring at 3:15 of the first quarter to tie the score at 2-2, and scoring at
4:20 of the second quarter to push the Red Dragon advantage to 7-2. Salisbury's
Andy Arnold scored his second of the game at 1:30 of the second quarter to send
the team's into halftime with the score 7-3.
Salisbury outscored the Dragons 2-1 in the third quarter, with unassisted goals
by midfielders Scott Simmons and Brian Oakley. Salisbury trailed 8-5 heading
into the final quarter. Cortland sealed the victory by outscoring the Sea Gulls
3-0 in the final period, with Degnan tallying his fourth, Hughes scoring his
third and senior Rob McKeefrey adding his second of the game.
Cortland goalie Steve Feltmann finished with 15 saves, while Salisbury's Dan
Korpon also recorded 15 saves. Neither team's extra-man unit proved to be very
effective, with Cortland converting 0 of 4 attempts and Salisbury managing just
one goal in 11 attempts.