Vikings Spoil Men’s Soccer Second Half Rally in Double Overtime

Vikings Spoil Men’s Soccer Second Half Rally in Double Overtime

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Sewanee men's soccer team, trailing 3-1 in the 48th minute, evened the score in the second half to force overtime, but the Berry Vikings recorded a 110th-minute goal to secure the win in the Southern Athletic Association opener, 4-3.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Berry (5-1, 1-0) 4, Sewanee (4-2, 0-1) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Vikings opened the scoring quickly with a 10th-minute goal by Steven Moore before adding a second goal by Jack Giles to make it 2-0 at the 35th minute.

-A little over two minutes later, Drew Zolper netted his first goal of the season to make it 2-1 in favor of the home team.

-2:50 into the second half, Moore struck again for Berry's third goal to extend the lead to two goals.

-The Tigers would respond in the 67th and 82nd minutes to get the score back to even. Kyle Johnston scored his fifth goal of the season to make it a one-goal affair.

-Ben Vaeth passed the ball to Thompson Schollaert off a right cross for the equalizing goal in the 82nd minute. Thanks to Schollaert's first goal of the year, the Tigers forced overtime.

-Sewanee had many chances to score the golden goal, taking three shots in the first extra period and allowing Berry to no shots.

-In the second overtime, it was a different story. Berry took four shots, all on goal. James Murray was able to save the first three shots, but Christian Roberts got the ball past Murray with 33 seconds to go off a corner kick.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Kyle Johnston netted one goal on five total shots, two on goal.

-James Murray (3-2) saved six shots but suffered the loss.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Jake Williamson led the Vikings with four shots, three on goal.

-Steven Moore scored two goals, while Josh Pruett, Henry Arato and Daniel Ray each tallied an assist.

-Carson Oakes (5-1) saved five shots in almost 109 and a half minutes of time in the box.

UP NEXT
The three-match road swing continues Tuesday evening with a contest with fourth-ranked Emory. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT.

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