LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's men's soccer
team gave its parents a double overtime thriller for parents
weekend Saturday night with 0-0 overtime tie.
The game was incredibly physical with 31 fouls recorded total between the two teams. Fans stuck around as the game went well into the night lasting 2 hours 15 minutes.
F&M put the pressure on the Shoremen offensively in the first half taking nine shots to their five. Each team had opportunities to score on several corner kicks, however the defense for both teams proved to be too strong. With under a minute to go, Erik Elicker sent a free shot from 20 yards out that just missed left of the goal. Elicker's shot ended regulation.
During the first overtime the Diplomats kept their intensity and offensive pressure on Washington. Giuseppe Bua had two great shots from ten yards out but the Shoremen's keeper Chris Phipps made crucial saves. During the second overtime, Shoremen midfielder Justin Geho made an attempt to end the game with a shot from ten yards out, but Zack Zamek made his fourth save for the night.
Franklin & Marshall records its second tie of the season bringing their overall record to 3-2-2.
Zamek recorded four saves for the night and brings his overall record to 3-2-2.
The Diplomats return to action at home on Wednesday evening against Gettysburg. Game time is set for 7:00 PM.
Soccer Game Summary (OT2
2010 F&M Men's Soccer
Washington College vs Franklin & Marshall (Sep 25, 2010 at Lancaster, Pa.)
Washington College (3-4) vs. Franklin & Marshall (3-2-1)
Date: Sep 25, 2010 Attendance:
Goals by period 1 2 OT O2 Tot
Washington College.. 0 0 0 0 - 0
Franklin & Marshall. 0 0 0 0 - 0
Shots: Washington College 10, Franklin & Marshall 21
Saves: Washington College 8 (Chris Phipps 8), Franklin & Marshall 4
(Zack Zamek 4)