2019 Soccer News

  • Spirits Seasons Draws to Close with 2-1 Setback to Maryville
    November 08, 2019
    Not only was there was a definite nip in the air at the Maryville College Soccer Field for the USA South Conference Semifinal clash on Friday, November 8, the on the field action was spicy as the two teams combined for seven yellow cards. Maryville not only captured the battle of yellow cards (4-3) and narrowly edged Salem on the scoreboard 2-1 as the Scots advanced to the title game to face Covenant on Saturday evening.
  • Semifinals Await Salem Soccer in Maryville on Friday
    November 06, 2019
    The Salem soccer team will make its seventh appearance in a conference semifinal in program history on Friday, Nov. 8, when the Spirits clash with host and No. 1 West Division seed Maryville at 7 p.m. in the USA South Conference semifinals.
  • Adams, Franco Net Goals in 2-0 Salem Victory Over Piedmont
    November 02, 2019
    The Salem soccer team used a pair of first half goals by Callie Adams and Gina Franco to advance to the USA South Conference Semifinal round following a 2-0 victory over Piedmont at Varsity Field on Saturday, Nov. 2.
  • Five Spirits Named to USA South All-Conference Team
    October 31, 2019
    Five members of the Salem soccer team were recognized by the USA South Conference on Thursday, Oct. 31, when the league announced its top performers for the 2019 season.
  • Salem Hosts Piedmont in USA South Soccer Quarterfinals on Saturday
    October 30, 2019
    The Salem soccer team, riding a five-match winning streak, will host Piedmont in the USA South Conference quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Varsity Field. The match is set for 2 p.m., and due to league stipulations adult general admission is $6, while seniors and children through the age of 12 are $3. Members the faculty, staff and student body are free.
  • Lehman Highlights 8-2 Win over Mary Baldwin with Hat Trick
    October 26, 2019
    Salem senior Jae Lehman, who entered the final regular season game of her collegiate career without a goal, recorded a hat trick as the Spirits earned an 8-2 win at Varsity Field on Senior Day on Oct. 26.
  • Salem Closes Regular Season with Senior Day Against Mary Baldwin
    October 24, 2019
    Riding a five-match winning streak, which has catapulted it to second place in the USA South East Division standings, the Salem soccer team closes out the 2019 regular season at Varsity Field on Saturday, Oct. 26, when the Spirits take on Mary Baldwin at 2 p.m.
  • Denkovich Helps Salem Clinch Second in USA South East Division
    October 23, 2019
    Senior Alyssa Denkovich came through with her second goal of the season at an opportune time, at the 94th-minute of a clash with USA South Conference rival Methodist, to help the Salem soccer team clinch second place in the league's East Division standings and a first round bye following a 1-0 overtime victory in Fayetteville, N.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
  • Spirits Travel to Methodist for Regular Season Road Finale
    October 22, 2019
    The Salem soccer team closes out the regular season road portion of its schedule on Wednesday when it heads to Fayetteville, N.C., for a 6 p.m. clash with USA South Conference rival Methodist.
  • Sephaphathi Nets Game-Winning Goal Against Piedmont International
    October 17, 2019
    Salem junior Kim Sephaphathi netted the game-winning goal at the 69-minute mark of the match as the Spirits earned a 2-1 victory over crosstown rival Piedmont International in soccer action on Thursday afternoon at Varsity Field.
  • Salem, Piedmont International Square Off in Soccer on Thursday
    October 16, 2019
    The Salem soccer team makes a quick return to Varsity Field on Thursday when it hosts crosstown rival Piedmont International at 4:30 p.m. as the Spirits look to improve to 5-1 in October.
  • Montes Scores Pair in 2-1 Win Over William Peace
    October 15, 2019
    Ellie Montes had the first two-goal match of her career and provided offensive punch that led the Salem soccer team past visiting William Peace by a 2-1 margin on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Varsity Field.
  • Salem Soccer Hosting William Peace on Tuesday Afternoon
    October 14, 2019
    The Salem soccer team goes in search of its third home win of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 15, when the Spirits play host to William Peace at 4 p.m. on Varsity Field in a clash of USA South Conference foes.
  • Salem Capitalizes on Two First Half Goals in 3-1 Victory
    October 12, 2019
    The Salem soccer team won the battle of fourth-place teams in the USA South Conference East Division standings by emerging with a 3-1 victory on the road over N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Rocky Mount, N.C.
  • Spirits Travel to Rocky Mount, Tangle with N.C. Wesleyan
    October 11, 2019
    The Salem soccer team heads to Rocky Mount, N.C., this weekend for a USA South Conference battle with N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday at 2 p.m. The match is a showdown of the two fourth place units in the East Division standings.
  • Falcons Halt Salem Winning Streak with 1-0 Triumph
    October 09, 2019
    A Pfeiffer goal by Kelsy Esquivel at the 24:19 mark proved to be the difference as the Falcons emerged with a 1-0 win over Salem at Lefko Field in Meisenheimer, N.C., on Wednesday evening.
  • Spirits Make Short Trek to Pfeiffer Wednesday Evening
    October 08, 2019
    After posting consecutive victories against Meredith and Averett in succession, the Salem soccer team heads to Meisenheimer, N.C., on Wednesday to square off against USA South Conference foe Pfeiffer for a 6 p.m. contest.
  • Chaplin Nets Pair in Salem’s Fourth Shutout of Season
    October 05, 2019
    Courtney Chaplin enjoyed the first two-goal match of her career, while assisting on another, and played an integral role in helping lead Salem to its fourth shutout of the 2019 season as the Spirits downed visiting Averett by a 4-0 margin at Varsity Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Spirits Host Averett in Saturday Soccer Clash
    October 02, 2019
    The Salem soccer team, winners of three of its last five matches, returns home on Saturday, Oct. 5 to host Averett at 2 p.m. in a key USA South Conference clash at Varsity Field.
  • Santos Scores Two Goals in Salem’s 3-0 Win at Meredith
    October 01, 2019
    Senior Martha Santos netted two goals and teammate Ellie Montes found the back of the net for the fourth time this season as the Salem soccer team picked up its third shutout in its last five matches with a 3-0 triumph over Meredith on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
  • Salem, Meredith Open October Slate in Raleigh
    September 30, 2019
    The Salem soccer team will make the short trek to Raleigh on Tuesday, Oct. 1, to square off against USA South Conference foe Meredith at 6 p.m.
  • Pride Net Late Goal to Down Salem, 2-1
    September 28, 2019
    A corner kick by Devin D’Agostin ricocheted off the feet of Keeley Catarineau to teammate Logan Schnabl, who punched home the game-winning goal at the 86:58 mark as Greensboro escaped with a 2-1 victory over Salem in soccer action at Varsity Field on Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • Salem, Greensboro Clash in USA South Conference Match
    September 27, 2019
    After a six-day break since its last match, a 1-1 double overtime tie with Ferrum, the Salem soccer team returns to Varsity Field on Saturday, Sept. 28 to host USA South rival Greensboro at 2 p.m.
  • Wagner Earns USA South Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    September 23, 2019
    Salem goalkeeper Hannah Wagner was named women’s soccer USA South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, Sept. 23.
  • Salem, Ferrum Battle to 1-1 Draw
    September 22, 2019
    Salem goalkeeper Hannah Wagner and her Ferrum counterpart Taylor Dodson closed with seven saves apiece as the two teams had their first tie of the season, 1-1, on Sunday afternoon at Varsity Field.
  • Salem Registers Second Shutout in Downing Wasps 2-0
    September 19, 2019
    The Salem soccer team earned a 2-0 victory over visiting Emory & Henry on Thursday, Sept. 19, and became the first Spirits unit to pitch back-to-back shutouts in two years.
  • Spirits Return to Triad to Host Emory & Henry
    September 18, 2019
    After earning its first shutout victory of the season, by virtue of a 1-0 decision at Brevard on Tuesday evening, the Salem soccer team returns to action on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. when it hosts Emory & Henry at Varsity Field.
  • Wagner, Montes Instrumental in Spirits 1-0 Win Over Brevard
    September 17, 2019
    Hannah Wagner stopped all three shots on goal and Ellie Montes came through with the game-winning score as Salem earned a 1-0 victory at Brevard on Tuesday evening in a clash of two USA South Conference programs.
  • Salem Begins Three-Match in Five-Day Stretch
    September 16, 2019
    The Salem soccer team begins a three-match in five-day stretch on Tuesday when it heads to Western North Carolina for a clash with fellow USA South Conference member Brevard at 7 p.m.
  • Yellow Jackets Limit Salem Offense in Win
    September 14, 2019
    Randolph-Macon used three first half goals by Gabby Nelson to set the tone for a decisive 6-0 victory over Salem in the Spirits’ 2019 home opener at Varsity Field on Saturday, Sept. 14.
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