Eagles Lose A Heartbreaker In Overtime


The University of Southern Indiana men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker in overtime to the University of Indianapolis, 2-1, Friday evening at Strassweg Field. The Screaming Eagles fall to 2-4-0 overall and 0-4-0 in the GLVC, while UIndy sees its record go to 5-2-0 overall and 4-1-0 in the league.

After the Greyhounds took the early lead at 15:35, Eagles’ sophomore midfielder Sean Rickey (Columbia, Illinois) knotted up the match at 1-1 with his second goal of the year at 40:47. Rickey knocked in the rebound of a shot by junior defender Brandon Williams (Avon, Indiana). The 1-1 tie would last through the intermission and second half, setting the stage for overtime.

In overtime, UIndy scored on the only shot of extra time for the 2-1 victory at 96:49. Overall, USI outshot UIndy, 18-8, and had an advantage of 10-2 in corner kicks.

USI ends the two-match homestand Sunday when it host the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff. UW-Parkside saw its record go to 2-5-0 overall and 2-3-0 in the conference after defeating McKendree University, 3-1, this evening in Lebanon, Illinois.

The Eagles trail the all-time series with UW-Parkside, 16-9-2. The Eagles took last year’s meeting, 3-2, and have a 2-1-1 record in the last four match-ups.

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