SALISBURY, Md. - A four-goal second half by St. Mary's College of Maryland placed the season opener out of reach from Gallaudet University as the Bison men's soccer team lost here Friday by four goals, 5-1, on the first day of the Elmer Lord Classic hosted by Salisbury University.
Gallaudet (0-1) gave up a quick goal to St. Mary's (1-0) in the opening minute but then settled down and went into halftime only down 1-0.
The Seahawks controlled the game as they took 26 shots (15 in the second half) and 12 corner kicks.
The Bison got on the scoreboard in the 85th minute when junior Sean O'Callaghan (San Diego, Calif.) delivered a free kick into the goalie box where fellow junior Raymond Mukhailov (Brooklyn, N.Y.) knocked in GU's first goal of the 2019 season.
Gallaudet sophomore goalie Shane Angel (Mechanicsville, Md.) finished with 10 saves in the loss.
- Mukhailov's goal is his first career goal in three seasons
- O'Callaghan has six career assists
- Gallaudet had two corner kicks, both in the first half
- The Bison drew 13 fouls
- GU had two shots (one on goal)
- St. Mary's had six different players record a point
- Seahawk goalie Patrick Paolini posted 75 minutes of scoreless action in between the pipes
Gallaudet will bus back to Salisbury tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 31) to face the host Sea Gulls (0-1) at 3 p.m. SU lost to No. 18 Carnegie Mellon, 2-1, on Friday afternoon.