Alfred, NY- Sage's men's soccer team travelled to Alfred University on Saturday night in an Empire 8 match-up. After playing to a scoreless first half tie, Sage's junior forward River Seybolt (Selden, NY/Longwood) collected two second half goals to lift Sage to the 2-0 win over the Saxons. In the process, Seybolt also added his name to the Sage career point record after already breaking the all-time career goal record on Wednesday. Sage improves to 8-5-2 overall and 3-2-1 in the Empire 8. By night's end, Seybolt had five points after adding two goals and an assist.
Seybolt scored the first goal of the contest at 47:18 on a penalty kick. He added his second goal of the match at 78:28 and in the process broke the all-time point mark at Sage. For the week, Seybolt scored three goals and an assist and now has 14 goals this fall and a team-best 31 points. He surpassed the Sage career point mark, which was 82 points and was held by Gustavo Trinidad (2011-2014) on 25 goals and 32 assists. Seybolt has 65 points on 38 goals with 10 assists, including a program-best 13 career game-winning goals.
In the final minutes of play, rookie Griffin Goodmote (Broadalbin, NY/Broadalbin-Perth) score at the 88:44 mark on a pass from Seybolt, putting Sage up 3-0.
Sage's junior keeper Michael Chiaravalloti's (Torrington, CT/Oliver Wolcott) picked up five saves in the match to earn the win and has helped the Gators now collect five shutouts this fall.
Next up for the Gators, they will host Elmira College on October 27 at 7 p.m. at ACP's Athletic Complex as they will honor their 2017 seniors prior to the action in conjunction with Senior Night.