Men’s Soccer Ties Elizabethtown

Men’s Soccer Ties Elizabethtown

QUICK STORY: The Susquehanna men's soccer team tied current Landmark Conference leader Elizabethtown 2-2 in double overtime on Senior Day.

WHAT HAPPENED? The Blue Jays scored the first goal of the game when Gilbert Waso scored an unassisted goal at the 15:06 mark. The River Hawks answered with a goal of their own just over seven minutes later when Eric Dempsey scored his own unassisted goal to tie the game at one.

The game remained tied for the remainder of the first half and 18 minutes into the second until Elizabethtown's J.D. Haaf scored to give the Blue Jays a 2-1 lead. Just under 20 minutes later Ryan Cronin scored on a pass from Maxfield Reed to tie the game once again which eventually sent the game into overtime.

The River Hawks' last chance to win in regulation came at the 89:08 mark when Cronin sent a shot wide while the Blue Jays took their last shot in regulation at the 78:12 mark.

TWO OVERTIMES: Elizabethtown managed two shots in the first overtime with Susquehanna taking one shot in each overtime period as the game ended after 110 minutes in a 2-2 tie.

Susquehanna had the last chance in the second overtime as the team took the only shot of the period at the 107:29 mark when Zachary Goodwin's shot was saved by Elizabethtown's Ryan Sandell. Elizabethtown's last shot came in the first overtime at 95:06 when Gilbert Waso took a shot that was saved by SU's Matt Ellingworth.

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE: Susquehanna took 11 shots to Elizabethtown's 18 and managed two corner kicks to the Blue Jay's seven. Cronin led SU in shots with four while Nick Fecci and Reed totaled two shots and three other players picked up one. Ellingworth tallied six saves in 110 minutes of work.

PRIOR TO THE GAME: SU celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, honoring seven seniors before hosting Elizabethtown: Chris Dempsey, Jeremy Motsko, Matt Chrencikm, Garian Lashley, Nick Fecci, Colin Keyes, and Jake Heyser.

WHAT'S NEXT: The River Hawks remain at home to host Misericordia on Wednesday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m.