Hoosiers respond quickly after fast Kristo goal

[INDIANA-SAINT LOUIS: Men] No. 12 Indiana gave up a goal to Robert Kristo from 35 yards after just 14 seconds -- tying the SLU record for the fastest goal to start a match -- but it recovered to beat No. 3 Saint Louis, 3-1, on Wednesday at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

By the 23rd minute, the Hoosiers were ahead on goals by Matt Foldesy and Jamie Vollmer. Tanner Thompson, brother of San Jose Earthquakes rookie Tommy Thompson, added the third goal in the 39th minute.

IU responded in the eighth minute when right back Billy McConnell made a run toward the middle of the field before slotting the ball through traffic to Foldesy, who hit a low shot that beat goalkeeper Sascha Otte for the junior transfer’s first goal as a Hoosier. Vollmer scored his second of the season in the 23rd minute after taking a pass from Patrick Doody. Thompson's goal came after Vollmer's required a save from Otte that bounced right out to him for the goal on a rebound.

With the win, IU improved to 6-1-3 on the season, while the Billikens dropped to 7-2-0 after running off five wins in a row.

-- Matt McKeon also scored for the Billikens 14 seconds into a match in 1994 against UALR.

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