Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Knights rise to the occasion
November 19th, 2012 3:20AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[SAINT LOUIS-FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON] Jack McVey scored in the 103rd minute to lift Fairleigh Dickinson to a 2-1 victory over No. 8 seed Saint Louis at Hermann Stadium.

"What a fantastic win for us today," FDU coach Seth Roland said. "We rose to the occasion in front of over 2,000 fans partisan Billikens fans clad in royal blue t-shirts and battled with them over every inch of the field."

The Knights set the tone in the first half when they peppered the Billiken goal, forcing goalkeeper Nick Shackelford to make all five of his saves, several of them sensational.

FDU finally opened the scoring when Jan Aubert scored in the 56th minute on a pass from Antony Moore.

The Billikens broke through in the 73rd minute on a goal by Robbie Kristo.

The winning goal goal came 163 seconds into overtime when Moore lofted a ball into the box that found McVey, who scored on a header from 12 yards out.

"Everyone competed hard today," added Roland, "and special props go out to Karlis Putans and Tatenda Chimhanda for so confidently stepping in after halftime for our injured center backs Nicholas Walker and Jason Wells."

SLU ended its season at 16-5, the most wins by a Billiken squad since the 2001 team won 18 games.
--------------------------------
Email: Send releases to Soccer America
Friend Soccer America
Facebook
Follow Soccer America Twitter
Sign up College Soccer Reporter



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Michigan State's Stacy puts away a 'banger'    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Junior transfer Jason Stacy had a big week for No. 18 Michigan State ...
Pac-12 battle destined for a tie    
[STANFORD-CALIFORNIA: Men] Zach Batteer's goal in the 76th minute earned No. 5 Stanford a 1-1 tie ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] The Patriot League is in the spotlight on Wednesday when Colgate (11-1-2) faces Boston ...
Bruins move back into first-place tie in Pac-12    
[UCLA-OREGON STATE: Men] No. 15 UCLA moved into a first-place tie with Washington in the Pac-12 ...
Terrapins are on an upward trend    
[INDIANA-MARYLAND: Men] Watch out for Maryland. The Terrapins' first season since leaving the ACC for the ...
Short-handed Bruins knock off No. 1 Huskies    
[UCLA-WASHINGTON: Men] UCLA, which began the season as the No. 1 team in the country, knocked ...
Bruins extend unbeaten streak to 35 games    
[UCLA-CALIFORNIA: Women] No. 1 UCLA blew open a close game with three-second half goals by Darian ...
Soccer alum pledges record $8 million for stadium    
[CONNECTICUT] Tony Rizza, who started 59 games as a defender for the University of Connecticut over ...
Gunn: 'We were dominant in every sense of the game'    
[STANFORD-UCLA: Men] Zach Batteer's goal in the 57th minute gave No. 9 Stanford a 1-1 draw ...
Beavers come away 'a little disappointed' with draw    
[OREGON STATE-WASHINGTON: Men] Freshman Jordan Jones scored on a header in the 73rd minute to give ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives