College Men: Denver's Andre Shinyashiki ups total to 19 goals in nine games

Brazilian Andre Shinyashiki recorded his fifth straight multi-goal game as he scored two goals -- including the golden goal -- to lead Denver to a 2-1 overtime win over Tulsa on Monday night.

The senior from Sao Paulo has scored 19 goals in nine games for the Pioneers. He has scored Denver's last 10 goals and 19 of 23 on the season. His 19 goals are more than all but 10 Division I schools have scored and more than twice as many as any other player has scored.

Shinyashiki's 2.11 goals per game aren't close to the NCAA Division I record, however. Appalachian State's Thompson Usiyan averaged 2.71 goals a game (46 in 17 games) in 1980.

Denver came back to beat Tulsa after falling behind on Harris Partain's goal in the 41st minute. Shinyashiki equalized in the 62nd minute and scored the winner -- his seventh in nine games -- with 94 seconds left in the second period of overtime off assists from freshmen Stefan DeLeone and Liam Johnson.

The 5-foot-9 Shinyashiki, who played two summers for the Colorado Rapids U23 in the PDL, scored 23 goals over 62 games in his first three seasons at Denver.
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