McDonald Scores in Overtime, Lifts Mustangs to Sixth Straight Victory

McDonald Scores in Overtime, Lifts Mustangs to Sixth Straight Victory

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Sean McDonald scored with just 1:05 remaining in the second overtime session to lift the Stevenson men's soccer team to its sixth straight win, 2-1, over Lebanon Valley in MAC Commonwealth action Tuesday night at Mustang Stadium.

  • Stevenson (9-2-2, 2-0 MAC Commonwealth) had its first shot by Pete Wickiser at the one minute mark but it was fired left of the goal.
  • Just past the 11-minute mark, a foul was called on Lebanon Valley (4-5-2, MAC Commonwealth 0-0-1) in the box leading to a Stevenson penalty kick. DR Medtart's shot was saved by Dutchmen goalkeeper Sean Quirk.
  • In the 16th minute Jay Smith rang a shot off the crossbar.
  • With 17:59 on the clock, Dutchmen junior Kazuya Hirano scored the first goal of the contest assisted by teammate Rob Hanosek.
  • A Lebanon Valley shot by Kurtis Rineer at 23:24 was Mustang goalkeeper Matt Stellitano's first save of the game.
  • Smith got a breakaway in the 38th minute but pushed his shot high.
  • With four minutes left in the first half, Stellitano saved a shot by Noah Resuta.
  • With 25 seconds to play, Chris Gonzales put a shot on frame that was turned aside by a Dutchmen defender.
  • Stevenson held a 13-5 shot advantage in the first 45 minutes.

  • Lebanon Valley had a shot by Rob Hanosek saved by Stellitano five minutes into the second half.
  • Shortly after, Ivan Jorel pushed a shot to the right that Medtart knocked away.
  • With 59:07 on the clock, Morales took a ball to the face on an LVC clearing attempt, but collected it and fired top right for the goal to tie the game 1-1.
  • In the 67th minute, Lebanon Valley's Tanner Therit sent a shot outside the left post.
  • 76 minutes into the game, McDonald took a shot into the bottom right corner, but Quirk made a quick sliding save.
  • With 15 seconds left in the second half, Stevenson had a late flurry in front, but couldn't come up with the game-winner.

  • To begin overtime, Wickiser sent a high shot that was saved by Quirk.
  • Dylan Holy and Medtart each put up shots just over a minute apart, but both went just wide of the post
  • With just over a minute left in the first overtime, Kazuya Hirano rang a shot off the crossbar for the visitors.
  • Declan Marvel took a shot just past the 107-minute mark for the Mustangs that went wide.
  • McDonald scored at 108.55 with an assist from Smith.  Holy sent a long throw from the right side into the box that first glanced off the head of Gonzales, who played it to Smith.  Smith tapped it to McDonald while being marked, who snuck it through traffic for the winner.

  • The Mustangs outshot the Dutchmen 25-10 and had 10 of the game's 16 corner kicks.
  • Quirk finished with six saves, while Stellitano had three stops.
  • Stevenson extended its win streak to six and its unbeaten streak to seven, its longest win streak since 2014.
  • The Mustangs open 2-0 in MAC Commonwealth play for just the second time in eight seasons in the league and the first since 2013.
  • LVC's goal snapped a scoreless streak for the Mustangs of 522:25, as Stevenson had posted five straight shutouts.

  • Stevenson returns to action on Friday October, 11 at 4 pm when the Mustangs travel to Alvernia for a MAC Commonwealth matchup.
  • The Mustangs return home for a MAC Commonwealth game against Lycoming on Saturday, October 19 at 5 pm as a part of Homecoming.