For the second time in three games, Fordham twice rallied from a one-goal deficit to beat No. 6 seed Duke in a shootout after a 2-2 tie and advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Men's
Tournament for the first time.
Sophomore Bart Dziedzic
came off the bench to set up Jannik Loebe
for the first Fordham goal and scored the second one himself in the 87th
In the shootout, Duke keeper Will Pulisic
, who spent last season with his cousin Christian Pulisic
at Borussia Dortmund,
where he was an amateur player, stopped Janos Loebe
on the first attempt.
In the fifth round, Jannik Loebe hit the crossbar to give Duke a chance to win, but the Rams' Ghanaian
keeper, Rashid Nuhu
, stopped Carter Manley
In the 10th round, backup goalkeeper Jordan Black
scored for Fordham and Nuhu stopped his third shot of the
shootout, saving Moser's attempt to send the Rams to the quarterfinals against No. 3 North Carolina, a 2-0 winner over SMU.
"The group is such a tough group," said Rams coach Jim
. "They love playing with each other and didn't want to have their season end. I'm just so proud of them." Nov. 25 in Durham,
Duke 2 Fordham 2 (Fordham wins 8-7 on penalties).
Goals: White 8 (Moser), Frick (White, Moser) 63; Jannik Loebe (Dziedzic) 51, Dziedzic 87. Duke --
Pulisic, Manley, Fjortoft, Frick, McKenna, Moser, Williamson, Doran, White, Brinkman, Wright. Subs: Black, Proch, Veerakone, Agu, Gardarsson. Fordham --
Nuhu, Lewis, Zuccala, Oland, Bohm,
Jannik Loebe, Bazzini, Miller, Kagramanyan, Janos Loebe, Ohlendorf. Subs: Black, Lawrence, Willox, Defilippis, Dziedzic. Att.:
494. Men's College Cup:
Dec. 8-10 in Chester, Pa. Third Round, Results: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER
#5 Akron 3 Wisconsin 2 (OT). (Gainford 14, 67, Holthusen 92; Catalano 26, 77. Att.: 2,089.)
#6 Duke 2 Fordham 2 (OT) (White 8, Frick 63; Loebe 51, Dziedzic 87.
Att.: 494. Fordham wins 8-7 on penalties.)
#3 North Carolina 2 SMU 0. (Skahan 50, Pieters 83. Att.: 485.)
#7 Michigan State 2 #10 Western Michigan 1. (Barone 43,
Fiscus 54; Martinez 25. Att.: 1,558.)
#2 Indiana 2 New Hampshire 1. (Thomas 11, Moore 65; Gould 77. Att.: 1,487.) Third Round, Schedule: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26
#4 Louisville vs. Colgate, 5 pm ET, ESPN3
#1 Wake Forest vs. Butler, 5 pm ET, ESPN3
#9 Stanford vs.
Coastal Carolina, 8 pm ET, pac-12.com