Men's soccer uses late-game heroics to capture victory over West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats


It looked like Wednesday’s Shippensburg University men’s soccer game was going to need extra time to decide a winner, but a goal in the 73rd minute sealed the Raiders 2–1 victory.

The Raiders struck early against West Virginia Wesleyan College. Junior forward Derrick Roy put SU ahead 1–0 after he finished off a well-placed pass from senior midfielder Jonathan DeNicola.
DeNicola sent a ball across the field from the left side of the box that was blasted into the back of the net by Roy.

WVWC struck back just five minutes later when Ante Susic scored for the Bobcats. The goal snuck past SU goalkeeper Clay Sale, tying the game at 1-1.

Sale had three saves in SU’s victory Thursday night.

The game was quiet from there on until the 73rd minute of play.

Raider senior Casey Bellamy scored an unassisted goal that solidified the Raiders victory, their second win of the season.

The goal was Bellamy’s first of the year.

With the win the Raiders are now 2–0–1 overall. SU will be back in action on Monday night at Georgian Court. The game is slated for a 3:30 p.m. start.


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