By Luke Christiansen
About the Knights
Southern Virginia is in its second year as a provisional NCAA program, and its first season of Capital Athletic Conference play. The Knights enter the contest against No.15 York (Pa.) off the heels of a 25-4 defeat at the hands of St. Mary's (Md.).
Freshman Nash Wilkey leads Southern Virginia with 14 goals, while fellow freshman Mike Bangerter leads the team with five assists. Goalkeeper Tyler Cox has compiled 98 saves in eight starts for the Knights. Defenders Marcel Blake and Ibrahim Kargbo lead the team in caused turnovers.
About the Spartans
York (9-3) is led by third-year head coach Brandon Childs and 2013 CAC Player of the Year, Tyler Hutson. The Spartans have notched strong victories over CAC members Mary Washington and Frostburg State. York finished 13-4 overall and 5-1 in conference play last season.
The Spartans are led by junior attack man Tyler Hutson, who leads the team with 33 goals on the season. Tyler Davis and Andrew Gamble lead York with 40 points apiece, while sophomore goalkeeper Caleb Abney has 156 saves on the season.