Hoyas' chances go begging in draw

[GEORGETOWN-UC IRVINE: Men] No. 7 Georgetown went to overtime for the fourth time in six games and had to settle for a 1-1 tie with No. 17 UC Irvine, for which the draw was its first blemish of the season after four wins.

"The first half we played really well, we managed a lot of possession and kept the ball extremely well but everything was just a little off," said Georgetown coach Brian Wiese. "We had a lot of good combination play that just went a little wide or the timing was just off, but, boy, we had some chances that just didn't take."

In the 33rd minute, the Hoyas went ahead when freshman Christopher Lema and sophomore Bakie Goodman teamed up to feed star Brandon Allen, who spun and took a shot from the top of the area with his left foot and sent it past keeper Michael Breslin to make it 1-0.

UC Irvine had its chances in the second half before Mats Bjurman evened the score on a counterattack in the 73rd minute.

Breslin made four of his seven saves in the overtime periods to preserve the tie, the Hoyas' third to go along with two wins and a loss.
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