Stanford uses 3-2 edge in PKs to advance past Loyola Marymount
STANFORD, Calif. -- After missing its first two opportunitites in penalty kicks, Stanford rallied to beat Loyola Marymount 3-2 in the shootout and advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
As Stanford's fifth shooter, goal keeper Drew Hutchins converted his kick to put the Cardinal up 3-2 in the shootout. Hutchins then stopped Loyola's Connor Hunsicker to seal the win.
Stanford only advanced to overtime when Zach Batteer scored with about 15 seconds left in regulation. Batteer's ninth goal of the season tied the game at 1-1 and was assisted by Hutchins and Jimmy Callinan.
Adrien Perez gave Loyola a 1-0 lead in the 82nd minute with his 11th goal of the season, His curling shot inside the post was set up by a pass from John McFarlin.
Stanford advanced to a second-round game at 10 p.m. Sunday against Cal State Northridge.