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Wed, Oct 04, 2017 - [Men's Soccer]
Point men's soccer lost a heart-breaking match in overtime at GSW, 2-1.
Point men's soccer lost a heart-breaking match in overtime at GSW, 2-1.

AMERICUS, Ga.  The Georgia Southwestern State University Canes (4-5-1) used an overtime goal from the foot of forward Dylan Marshall 7:14 into the first overtime period to earn a walk-off victory against the visiting Point University Skyhawks (6-5-1), 2-1 in Wednesday, October 4 intercollegiate men's soccer action in Americus, Ga.  

    

Both offenses were quiet for much of the first half, but the Canes got on the scoreboard first with a goal from Divin Moke at 36:04, assisted by Daniel Mendsen to give GSW a 1-0 lead.

 

GSW took that 1-0 lead into halftime, but the Skyhawks were able to tie the match with an unassisted goal from senior forward Juan Domingo (Alto, GA) at 58:05 in the second half, evening the score, 1-1.

 

Each team had opportunities to score during the remainder of regulation, but neither offense was able to find the back of the net, forcing the match into overtime.

 

Point got off two shots during the overtime period, but it was the Canes that sealed a victory when Marshall broke free and raced ahead of the defense to kick the ball in for a goal 7:14 into the first overtime period, giving GSW the walk-off win over Point, 2-1.

 

The Skyhawks got off 17 shots during the contest, eight on goal and had two corner kicks, and the Canes totaled 14 shots, seven on goal with 10 corner kicks.

 

Point goalkeeper Jacob Price (Hereford, U.K.) started and played the entire match, allowing two goals and making five saves, and GSW goalkeeper Joshua Swift started and played the entire match for the Canes, allowing one goal while making seven saves.

 

NEXT MATCH:  Coached by Jonathan Lenarz, the Skyhawks remain on the road for an Appalachian Athletic Conference match at Milligan College, Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, in Elizabethton, Tenn.

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