Senators strike early and often in blanking Hilltoppers
Bobcats post 6-0 win over Frostburg State to conclude home schedule
ELKINS — James Gill scored a pair of goals as Davis & Elkins College College captured a second straight win with a 5-0 victory over West Liberty Wednesday night in Mountain East Conference action at Nuttall Field.
The Senators, who improved their record to 8-8-0 overall and 7-8-0 in league play with the win, jumped out to a 1-0 advantage at the 11:42 mark when Markus Just scored off an assist from Gill.
Davis & Elkins pushed its lead to 2-0 less than 2 minutes later when Gill scored the first of his two goals. Abel Ameyaw assisted on the score as the hosts took a two-goal lead to the break.
Gill scored his second goal at 62:34 of the second half to extend the Senators’ lead to 3-0. Felipe Polycarpo had the assist on the score.
Daniel Cerezo then gave Davis & Elkins a four-goal edge when he scored off and assist from Francisco Ferrer at the 83:07 mark.
Ferrer capped off the scoring for the Senators a minute later when he found the back of the net on a long shot from 35 yards out.
Davis & Elkins held 21-4 advantage in shots and a 4-2 edge in corner kicks.
Everton Carvalho recorded a pair of saves in earning the shutout for the hosts.
The Senators will entertain MEC rival West Virginia Wesleyan for Senior Day at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday in the regular-season finale.
The Hilltoppers (3-13-1, 3-11-1 MEC) will travel to Wheeling on the same day for a MEC encounter.
Frostburg State 0
BUCKHANNON — Nika Monaselidze scored a pair of goals to lead West Virginia Wesleyan to a 6-0 victory over Frostburg State Wednesday in Mountain East Conference action.
Monaselidze opened the scoring for Wesleyan (11-5-1, 10-4-1 MEC) just 6 minutes into the match and the hosts went on to control a 5-0 lead at the break. Monaselidze added another score in the first half of play and was joined by Josh Tenney, Javier De Ona Garcia and Sinasi EmreDeniz.
Lauri Vasa scored 2 minutes into the second half for Wesleyan to end the scoring in the contest. Tenney also finished the game with three assists for the Bobcats, who held a 17-3 edge in shots and a 5-1 edge in corner kicks.
Wesleyan will visit rival Davis & Elkins at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Frostburg State ends the season with a 6-11-1 overall mark and 5-10-1 league record.