OT Goal Lifts Rochester over Chicago
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Sophomore Jeremy Mann scored 2:05 into sudden death overtime to give the men's soccer team a 2-1 victory over the University of Chicago on Friday afternoon, Oct. 14.
Rochester improved to 11-0 overall, 3-0 in the University Athletic Association. The Yellowjackets take a one-game lead over Chicago in the UAA race. Chicago is 9-3 overall, 2-1 in the UAA. Rochester is ranked fifth in Division III this week. Chicago is ranked 19th.
Mann's goal, his fourth of the season, came after passes from Gary Stom and Patrick Ripp.
Chicago took a 1-0 lead just 7:59 into the match when Giordano Palloni scored (his third this year) on an assist by Peter Schlaefer.
Rochester equalized at 68:44. Tyler Green scored his fourth goal of the season, assisted by Nick Mikolenko.
Paco Corbalan made one save and allowed one goal in 92:05. Keith Crum made four saves and allowed two goals in the Maroon net.
Rochester outshot the Maroons, 18-9, including 12-5 in the second half. The gamewinning goal by Mann was the only shot of the overtime period.
Last year, Rochester beat Chicago, 3-2, at Fauver Stadium. The Yellowjackets built a 2-0 lead in the first 15 minutes only to see the Maroons tie it on two goals in just over three minutes midway through the second half. Nate Micklos, a Chicagoland native, scored twice last year against the Maroons. He had the gamewinner at 68:13.
-- Courtesy Rochester