Men’s Soccer and MUW End in 1-1 Draw

Men’s Soccer and MUW End in 1-1 Draw

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's soccer team opened the month of October with a 1-1 draw with the Mississippi University for Women Tuesday night from Puett Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (4-5-1) 1, MUW (3-6-1) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Both teams were held scoreless through 71 minutes of play, but in the 72nd minute, Nikola Srzic, off a free kick, scored to give the Owls the 1-0 lead.

-In the 79th minute, the Tigers responded with a Severin Velasco goal, his second of the year, to even the match at a goal apiece.

-Despite the Tigers taking 21 shots to the visitors two, the match was forced into overtime.

-Neither team could net the golden goal in the extra periods, as Sewanee took six shots in the final 20 minutes of play.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Severin Velasco scored his second goal of the season on six shots, four on goal.

-Kyle Johnston recorded three of the team's 12 shots on goal.

-Evan Stuber (1-1-1) saved one shot in 110 minutes of action.

MUW KEY STATISTICS
-Kyle Rodriguez and Michael Ledbetter each recorded two shots for the visitors.

-John McGee saved 10 shots in 110 minutes for MUW.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will step back into conference play Friday with a match at Hendrix.

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