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PSU Edges out Norwich in OT

PSU Edges out Norwich in OT

Fredholm seals the deal for the Panther victory

            Northfield, Vt. – The Plymouth State University men's soccer team battled the Cadets of Norwich University, in a heart pumping down to the wire 3-2 victory in overtime.  The game went scoreless for just over 65 minutes of play, then the Cadets led the scoring with a pair of consecutive goals.  With only four minutes' left in regulation, Panther kickers Marc Herrington (London, England), and Dan Shaw (Winchester, England) scored a pair goals, both off the assist by Nick Rutherford (Sydney, Australia), taking the match into overtime.  Just as it looked like the game was going to move into 2-OT Plymouth State University defenseman Jesper Fredholm (Stockholm, SWE) got a foot on the ball with five seconds on the clock, sneaking it by Cadet goalie Billy Whaley, for the come from behind win. 

THE BASICS

Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium, Northfield, Vt. – Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Plymouth State 3, NU 2

Records:

PSU 3-4-1 (LEC 0-2-0); NU 4-4-2 (GNAC 1-0-2) 

HIGHLIGHTS

*Norwich goal by Moab Schiers, Ethan Melia assist at 65:01

*Norwich goal by Ethan Melia, Moab Schiers assist at 70:06

*Plymouth goal by Marc Herrington, Nick Rutherford assist at 86:15

*Plymouth goal by Dan Shaw, Nick Rutherford assist at 89:55

*Plymouth goal by Jesper Fredholm, unassisted, for the win at 99:55

*Panthers narrowly outshot Norwich 19-17

*Panther goalkeeper Felix Lindeberg (Stockholm, Sweden) had 8 saves on 10 SOG 

NOTES

Non-conference matchup 

NEXT MATCH

PSU hosts Keene State, Saturday, October 1, at 3:30 p.m.

NU hosts Anna Maria, Friday, September 30, at 4:00 p.m. 

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