The St Catharine Men's Soccer Team extended its winning streak to three with a 7-1 victory on the first annual Family, Friends and Alumni Day at Barber Field.
Sam Kpoh started the scoring in the 4th minute with an unassisted goal. Ashley Woods then added two more unassisted goals to raise his total to 8 goals on the year. The scoring in the first half continued with a goal from Isaac Blanford assisted by Chris Wilk. The score at the end of the first half was St Catharine 4, Berea 0. Less than ten minutes into the second half Marvin Wesselburg, from Esson Germany scored with an assist from Woods and Freshmen Kevin Owens scored his first career goal, assisted by Sawyer Abshire. The scoring ended with a Senior to Freshmen goal as Tyler McKenty scored his first career goal from an assist from Senior Rex Catron.
Ashley Woods, from Manchester England, is ranked in the top 5 in five different catagories in the Mid-South Conference. He is currently first in assists (5), first in shots per game (5.0), second in points (8), second in shots on goal per game and second in game winning goals. Isaac Blanford and Sawyer Abshire are also in the top 10 in assists and goals respectively. The Patriots as a team are above .500 for the first time in three years heading into a conference match against Shawnee State on Saturday at home at 4:00 pm.
Coach Tim Wolz is excited about the happenings with the team. "Its an amazing time right now. We have one of the largest rosters in our program's history, we will graduate 7 wonderful student-athletes this year, and both the Reserves and the 1st team have winning records. And from the growth of our crowds people are taking notice."
The Reserve Team is currently 5-1 with a match scheduled next Wednesday against Lindsey Wilson's Reserves. SCC's first team currently has a record of 4-3.