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10.17.12
Coblentz & Suddith Help Hagerstown Rout Frederick 6-0
Frederick
, Md. - The Hagerstown Community College men's soccer team used three first half goals, followed by three second half goals to rout MDJUCO opponent Frederick C.C., 6-0.

The Hawks dominated play early and received a goal in the 14th minute when sophomore Mamadou Jallow (Gambia, Africa/Thomas Johnson) dished out his team-leading sixth assist on the season to freshman Matt Suddith (Hagerstown, Md./South). Jallow sent a cross in off a corner kick and Suddith volleyed the ball into the back of the net.

Just seven minutes, freshman Bradley Coblentz (Frederick, Md./Middletown) netted his first goal on the afternoon after he received the ball from classmate Fourkoko Chaw (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson). Chaw slipped a through ball into the path of Coblentz who tucked the ball away into the far corner of the goal, beating the oncoming keeper.

In the 27th minute, Suddith scored his second goal of the game by playing a quick combination with sophomore Genc Sopa (Kosovo, Europe/Lipian) and then hammering the ball into the net from 8 yards out.

The Hawks extended their lead in the second half when freshman Osman Ramizov (Hagerstown, Md./North) headed the ball down to Chaw, who back heeled the ball into the net since the keeper was already on the ground. 

Just four minutes later, freshman Bobby Matusek (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) attacked down the left side of the field and after megging a defender he slipped the ball to Coblentz who finished his second goal of the game and third of the season.

Hagerstown capped off the scoring in the 85th minute when freshman Clayon Layman (Hagerstown, Md./Smithsburg) slipped a ball into Jallow, who was able to finish his chance and give the visitors the 6-0 victory.

Sophomore goalkeeper Chucky Kipe (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) started in net and played 68 minutes, recording four saves, before giving way to teammate Fredy Velasquez (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) who came up with one save in 12 minutes. Brandon Wingfield (Hagerstown, Md./South) finished the remaining 10 minutes and secured the shut-out for the Hawks.

With the win, Hagerstown improves to 12-6-0 overall and 7-4-0 in MDJUCO. The 12 wins is a program record for wins in a season  for Hagerstown Community College.

09.24.12
Sopa Scores Two, Hagerstown Wins 3-1
Hagerstown Md. -The Hagerstown Community College men's soccer team rallied from a goal down to defeat Westmoreland County Community College 3-1, in a non conference match.
HCC controlled the action much of the first half, but the Hawks surrendered a goal in the 25th minute, when a Wolfpack player picked off an errant pass from a Hagerstown defender. After intercepting the pass, WCCC saw sophomore keeper Chucky Kipe (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) off his line and they were able to lob a shot over his head and into the net.
Hagerstown would recover quickly, and in the 37th minute sophomore Mamadou Jallow (Gambia, Africa/Thomas Johnson) attacked down the left side before passing the ball to classmate Genc Sopa (Kosovo, Europe/Lipian). He would need just one quick move before placing his shot past the Wolfpack goalkeeper.
The match would head into half deadlocked at 1-1. The second half would be dominated by the Hawks and in the 73rd minute, Sopa would net his second goal on the afternoon. Freshman Bobby Matusek (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) would play a through ball into the path of Sopa, which he then hammered into the net for his third multi-goal game.
The Hawks would add an insurance goal in the 83rd minute when a shot from sophomore Brandon Barlow (Williamsport, Md./Williamsport)rang off the post and then was handled by a WCCC defender. Hagerstown earned a penalty kick for the play and Jallow converted on the spot kick to secure the win.
Kipe finished with four saves on the afternoon and the Hawks improve to 6-4 overall. HCC returns to action on Wednesday when they travel to MDJUCO and NJCAA Region XX Division I opponent CCBC-Catonsville at 7:30pm

10.12.12
HCC Defeats Prince Georges for MDJUCO Win

Hagerstown, Md. - The Hagerstown Community College men's soccer team squared off against MDJUCO opponent Prince George's on "Sophomore Day" for the Hawks. 

Freddy Velasquez (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora), Chucky Kipe (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora), Nathan Pryor (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg), Brandon Barlow (Hagerstown, Md./Williamsport), Chip Rittenhouse (Hagerstown, Md./South), Genc Sopa (Kosovo, Europe/Lipian), and Mamadou Jallow (Gambia, Africa/Thomas Johnson) were all honored prior to the game for their hardwork and dedication over their two-year careers.

The Hawks jumped on PG early and controlled the tempo and pace from the initial whistle. In the 18th minute, Sopa looked to get on the scorer's sheet, but after cutting the ball past a defender, his shot rang off the far post and was cleared out of danger. Just two minutes later, Sopa was able to put the Hawks up 1-0, when he netted his conference leading 12th goal of the year. Freshmn Osman Ramizov (Hagerstown, Md./North) attacked down the right flank and shouldered off a defender to cut an anlge towards the goal, where he found Sopa for the two-touch goal.

HCC would add an insurance goal in the 30th minute when Ramizov flicked a ball into the path of Jallow, who was able to power a shot into the upper corner of the goal.

Hagerstown continued to dominate play in the second half, but could not find the net for a third time on the afternoon. Kipe recorded four saves in 79 minutes, while Velasquez came in to preserve the shutout for the remaining 11 minutes.

With the victory, the Hawks (10-6-0, 6-4-0) record double-digit wins for the fourth time in five years. The win was also head coach Brian Eichelberger's 50th career win.

HCC looks to keep the streak going when they travel to nonconference opponent Lord Fairfax on October 14, for a 12:00 kickoff.