RADNOR, Pa. - 110 minutes failed to produce a winner as Franklin & Marshall tied #7 Cabrini 1-1 in non-conference men's soccer action Wednesday night. The Diplomats played a man down for 76 minutes and save for one play, kept the Cavalier's offense in check. 34 minutes into the game, F&M's Eric Elicker received a red card, forcing the Diplomats to play with 10 men the remainder of the game.
Both goalies were under attack all night as Cabrini (6-2-1) fired off 28 shots and the Diplomats (4-2-1) took 15 shots on goal. F&M's Zack Zamek stopped ten shots in the contest, bringing his record to 4-2-1. Cabrini's Bryan Johnson turned away eight shots and goes to 6-2-1 for the season.
The Diplomats lit the scoreboard first midway through the first period. Matt Krantz took the ball off a restart and found Eric Corsini who fired a shot from 30 yards out for the goal in the 21st minute.
F&M's defense stood tall playing a man down, but were unable to keep the Cavaliers off the board. Cabrini answered in the 53rd minute when Brian Raffle fired a line drive, off a Brian Moran pass, just out the reach of Zamek. Already shorthanded with the card, the Diplomats were two players short at the time of the goal as an F&M player was injured on the turf while play carried on.
The Diplomats recorded three shots in the first overtime session, while the Cavaliers notched four shots in the second extra period.
Neither team was able to find the net.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action September 26th when they travel to Washington College.
Franklin & Marshall (4-2-1) vs. Cabrini College (6-2-1)
Goals by period 1 2 OT O2 Tot
Franklin & Marshall. 1 0 0 0 - 1
Cabrini College..... 0 1 0 0 - 1
1. 21:25 F&M Eric Corsini (Matt Krantz) - off restart from 30 out
2. 53:00 CAMS Raffle, Brian (Moran, Brian) - gathered bouncing ball, line-drive over goalie's reach from 15 yds
Shots: Franklin & Marshall 15, Cabrini College 28
Saves: Franklin & Marshall 10 (Zach Zamek 10), Cabrini College 8
(Johnson, Bryan 8)