Greene's second-half goal gives No. 17 men’s soccer draw at Stockton, 1-1

Greene's second-half goal gives No. 17 men’s soccer draw at Stockton, 1-1

GALLOWAY, N.J. – Freshman Matt Greene scored the game-tying goal in the 74th minute as the No. 17 Salisbury University men's soccer team salvaged a 1-1 draw with Richard Stockton College on Saturday.

Salisbury (8-2-3) fell behind early on despite having a 5-2 advantage in shots in the first half. Richard Stockton (8-6-2) received an 11th-minute goal from Brennen Fitzsimmons assisted by Clay Gashlin for the lead.

Entering the second half with a 1-0 deficit, the Sea Gulls came out firing taking 15 shots with only one finding the back of the net.

Greene took a pass from sophomore Jake Perry and put it past Stockton goalkeeper Lou Herring. The goal was Greene's sixth of the season, tying him for team lead with sophomore Trevor Sharpe.

The Sea Gulls outshot the Ospreys, 20-4, over the final three periods, including, 5-1, in overtime. SU also led in corner kicks, 7-5.

John Vnenchak (5-2-3) stopped two shots in goal for Salisbury while Herring (2-3-1) made six saves for Stockton.

SU returns home Monday to face Marymount (Va.) University at the SU Soccer Complex at 4 p.m. The match is a makeup from a Sept. 28 postponement in Arlington, Va., due to lightning.

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