October 30, 2010

Three second-half goals propel Gettysburg

Bullets down McDaniel 4-1 to keep playoff hopes alive

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Eric Hynes scored a pair of goals to lead Gettysburg to a 4-1 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's soccer action on Saturday.

The Bullets (5-9-2, 4-3-2 CC) kept its playoff hopes alive with three second-half goals and will claim the fifth, and final, CC tournament spot with a Haverford loss or tie on Saturday night.

Eddy Lingue (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) staked the Green Terror (5-12, 2-7 CC) to a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute.

Hynes evened the game with 4:18 to play in the first half, going top shelf for an unassisted marker.

Just 58 seconds into the second half, Hynes gave Gettysburg the advantage with a touch shot past the keeper.

Craig Heckman stretched the lead to 3-1 at the 51:20 mark before Kyle DeBlois set the final margin in the 63rd minute.

Gettysburg finished with a 22-7 advantage in shots.

Score by Period                                    1            2            -                  F
McDaniel (5-12, 2-7 CC)                        1            0            -            1
Gettysburg (5-9-2, 4-3-2 CC)                        1            3            -            4

Scoring Summary:
M – Eddy Lingue, 13:56
G – Eric Hynes, 30:42
G – Hynes, 45:58
G – Craig Heckman, 51:20
G – Kyle DeBlois (Devin Geiman), 62:04

Shots: M 7, G 22. Corner Kicks: M 1, G 1. Fouls: M 14, G 9. Saves: M 1 (Zach Nibbelink), G 1 (Connor Darrell).

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