2019 Soccer News

  • 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.
  • Spirits Set to Host Randolph-Macon on Saturday
    September 13, 2019
    The Salem soccer team makes its 2019 home debut at Varsity Field on Saturday, August 14, when the Spirits play host to Randolph-Macon in a match set to start at 2 p.m.
  • Salem’s Match With Sweet Briar Postponed Due to Weather
    September 11, 2019
    Due to inclement weather in the Sweet Briar, Va., area, the soccer match between the host Vixens and Salem was postponed until further notice.
  • Salem Concludes Five-Match Road Swing at Sweet Briar
    September 10, 2019
    The Salem soccer team concludes its season-long five-match road swing on Wednesday, Sept. 11, when it squares off against Sweet Briar at 4:30 p.m.
  • Agnes Scott Hat Trick Turns Back Spirits
    September 08, 2019
    Salem (2-2) finished the game with 21 shots, attempting 11 in the first half, with the most individual shots (four) coming off the foot of Baylee Greenwood.
  • Santos Goal in Final Two Minutes Gives Salem 5-4 Win
    September 07, 2019
    Junior forward Ellie Montes used her fancy footwork, drawing attention from the Covenant defense, before finding an open Martha Santos, who punched the game-winning goal past goalkeeper Lucy Sandhoff with 88:04 on the clock as the Salem soccer team earned a 5-4 victory over the host Scots on Saturday, Sept. 7.
  • Salem Soccer Heads to Peach State for Pair of Matches
    September 05, 2019
    The Salem soccer team heads to Georgia this weekend for a pair of matches against fellow USA South Conference members Covenant and Agnes Scott. In the first match, which takes place on Saturday, the Spirits head to Lookout Mountain, Ga., to take on Covenant at 1 p.m. Salem makes a quick turnaround on Sunday afternoon, squaring off against Agnes Scott at 2 p.m.
  • Quakers Emerge With 3-0 Win Over Salem
    September 04, 2019
    Junior standout Ellie Montes finished with four shots, including one shot on goal, but it was Guilford’s defense that kept Salem in check as the Quakers opened their season with a 3-0 win at Herb Appenzeller Field on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
  • Spirits Head to Guilford for Match with Quakers
    September 02, 2019
    Just four days after posting a 2-1 victory over Bob Jones in the season opener, the Salem soccer team heads to Greensboro for a clash with Guilford at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
  • Spirits Dominate Bob Jones in 2-1 Victory
    August 31, 2019
    The Salem soccer team picked up its 10th season opening victory in the program’s 12-year NCAA history on Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Spirits downed Bob Jones 2-1 in Greenville, S.C.
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