York snapped Messiah's 31-game winning streak dating back to the 2004 season when it held the Falcons to a 1-1 tie in Division III men's action. Andrew Wheeler
's goal in the
second half earned the Spartans the tie. Eric Frey
's header had put Messiah ahead in the 9th minute. It had a chance to put the game away early in the
second half but twice hit the post.
The Messiah men's unbeaten streak stands at 32 games; its women's team is unbeaten in 26 straight games. Both teams won NCAA Division III titles in
2005. The men also won the 2004 national title.