CINCINNATI - Redshirt sophomore Samson Sergi sent a header in for the game-winning golden goal in the 92nd minute as Xavier men's soccer prevailed 1-0 in overtime against No. 9 Georgetown on Saturday at the XU Soccer Complex.
Sergi's goal was his fourth of the season with junior Simen Hestnes getting the assist off a corner kick early in the extra period.
With the win, the Musketeers improved to 5-1-1 and 1-0 in the BIG EAST. Georgetown dropped to 4-1-1 with the result.
In a back-and-forth match, Georgetown led 16-13 in shots and XU held a 6-2 edge in corners.
Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Zach Nelson came up with three massive saves in the second half to keep the Hoyas off the scoreboard as both teams pressed for a late goal.