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Brendan Bergen | Xavier Athletics | September 17, 2017

Xavier upsets No. 9 Georgetown with Sergi's golden goal

  Xavier upset No. 9 Georgetown, 1-0.

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.

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