McCracken tallies four in opener
|Southern Vt. (0-1)||1||0||1|
|1st - 2:53||Shane McCracken (McDaniel)|
|1st - 12:52||Shane McCracken (McDaniel)|
|1st - 13:44||Edgar Escobar (McDaniel)|
|1st - 25:19||Alec Weaver (McDaniel)|
|1st - 32:05||Ruben Olivares (Southern Vt.)|
|2nd - 54:24||Shane McCracken (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 55:02||Shane McCracken (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 56:23||Bertrand Chepngang (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 63:05||Alec Weaver (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 79:01||Pete Wenger (McDaniel)|
|2nd - 89:40||Braedon Tock (McDaniel)|
Ruben Olivares - 1
A: Erik Argueta - 1
Sh: 2 Players (#8, #11 - 2)
Sv: 2 Players (#00, #1 - 3)
Shane McCracken - 4
A: 2 Players (#7, #10 - 2)
Sh: Shane McCracken - 5
Sv: Zach Nibbelink - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Southern Vt.||McDaniel|
|Shots (on goal)||4 (3)||26 (16)|
WESTMINSTER, Md. - McDaniel jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the game's first 25:19 en route to a 10-1 win over Southern Vermont in the men's soccer season opener for both teams on Friday.
Shane McCracken (Marriottsville, Md./Liberty) tallied four markers - two in each half - for the Green Terror (1-0), who finished with a 26-4 advantage in shots.
Ruben Olivares scored for the Mountaineers (0-1), putting back a rebound in the 33rd minute.
McCracken finished twice in the game's first 12:52, scoring off a Andrew Hofmeister (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) feed in the third minute and a Luis Calderon (Silver Spring, Md./Bullis) assist in the 13th minute.
Two McCracken tallies keyed a 3-0 run in 1 minute, 59 seconds to stretch the lead to 7-1 at the 56:23 mark.
Bertrand Chepnagang (Silver Spring, Md./Wheaton) capped the burst.
Weaver knocked home a second tally in the 64th minute before Pete Wenger (Fallston, Md./Fallston) and Braedon Tock (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) each tallied their first collegiate goals in the final 11 minutes.
McDaniel returns to action at home against La Roche on Saturday. Game time is 4 p.m.