Men's Soccer Defeated in Double Overtime at Bucknell, 1-0
LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision in double overtime at Bucknell on Sunday, Oct. 7. Henry Stutz made three saves in 108:12 minutes of play. The Bison tallied the golden goal in the 109th minute of play. Holy Cross moves to 2-5-4 and 1-2-1 in conference action while Bucknell moves to 5-3-3 and 3-0-1 in the Patriot League.
In the opening 45 minutes of action, Bucknell outshot Holy Cross 7-4. Stutz did not make a save in the first half and Bison keeper Ryan Ott tallied one save. In the second half, Holy Cross held the edge in shots at 8-6 while Stutz put up two saves.
In the second overtime, Max Krause nearly sealed the game for the Crusaders when he sent in a shot from 30 yards out that went just wide.
Bucknell’s Matt Thorsheim recorded the game-winning goal at 108:12 and received a long diagonal pass to beat Stutz.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Holy Cross had two shots in overtime and Bucknell had five.
- The Crusaders had just two corner kick opportunities to the Bison’s nine.
- Krause led Holy Cross with five shots.
COACH KOOLMAN ON THE GAME:
“We battled on the road and when you are on the road, you have to find a way to capitalize on the chances. The commitment of this team to battle was second to none, again. Losing in double overtime was very tough because we played well in every stage of the game. Unfortunately a little ricochet goal decided the game, but that is Patriot League soccer. ”
Holy Cross returns to play on Oct. 9, when they take on Brown at 7:35 p.m. The women’s soccer team will take the field just before at 5:00 p.m. as they host Dartmouth.