Wolves Tame Fighting Tigers in Men’s Soccer

Joshua Card (24) scored a goal and added an assist for Keuka College on Saturday
Joshua Card (24) scored a goal and added an assist for Keuka College on Saturday

COBLESKILL, N.Y. – The Keuka College Men's Soccer team opened North Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 4-0 victory at SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday.

Keuka College (2-4, 1-0 NEAC) got a goal and an assist from freshman Joshua Card. Mike Celestino and Samba Doukhansy added goals for the Wolves.

Keuka College 4 at SUNY Cobleskill 0

The Green and Gold took advantage of a Fighting Tigers mistake to take the first half lead. In the 35th minute, SUNY Cobleskill conceded an own goal to give Keuak a 1-0 lead. Two minutes later, Tom Reynolds found Joshua Card with a pass. The freshman let a shot rip from 25 yards out, finding the back of the net and doubling Keuka's lead. The lead would be pushed to 3-0 as Card found Celestino who scored from 20 yards out. The Wolves carried the 3-0 advantage into halftime.

In the second half, Samba Doukhansy gained possession in front of the Fighting Tiger's goal and slotted it home for the Wolves' fourth goal of the game. Christopher Spaulding made four saves in goal to preserve the shutout as Keuka College defeated SUNY Cobleskill 4-0.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves extended their unbeaten streak against SUNY Cobleskill to nine games. Overall, Keuka College holds an 8-1-1 advantage in the all-time series
  • Keuka College is now unbeaten in four straight North Eastern Athletic Conference openers
  • The goal by Doukhansy was the first of the freshman's career

Coming up for Keuka College: Wednesday afternoon at the Jephson Community Athletic Complex will be a rematch of the 2016 North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Game. Morrisville State defeated Keuka College 2-1 in the championship last season and have won six straight games against the Wolves.