2019 Soccer News

  • 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.
  • Salem Soccer Clashes with Bob Jones in Season Opener
    August 30, 2019
    The Salem soccer team, which begins its second season under head coach Octavia Saunders, heads to Greenville, S.C. on Saturday, August 31 to open the campaign against Bob Jones at 5 p.m.
  • Spirits Tabbed Fourth in USA South Preseason Polls
    August 21, 2019
    A season after finishing with four victories in USA South Conference action, under first-year head coach Octavia Saunders, the Salem soccer team was picked to finish fourth in the East Division in a poll conducted of the coaches, the league announced on Wednesday.