Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision at Northeastern in Overtime
BROOKLINE, Mass. – The Holy Cross men’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision in double overtime on Tuesday night at Northeastern. The Crusaders and Huskies played 109 scoreless minutes but the Huskies scored with less than one minute remaining in the final overtime period. The Crusaders fall to 0-3-3 on the season and the Huskies improve to 2-4.
In the first half, Holy Cross recorded three shots to Northeastern’s five. Henry Stutz posted two saves in the opening 45 minutes.
Holy Cross added four shots in the second half. The Huskies added five shots. In the first overtime period, Stutz recorded three saves as the Huskies had the majority of the offensive pressure. In the second overtime period, Holy Cross controlled much of the offense with their best chance coming when Dylan Scanley nearly set up Bobby Barsic in the 108th minute.
Northeastern tallied the game winner at 109:01 as Dan Munch received a cross in the box and headed the ball in.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Northeastern outshot Holy Cross, 15-9.
- Henry Stutz made five saves.
- The Crusaders had six corner kicks to the Huskies' five.
COACH KOOLMAN ON THE GAME:
“Another game where we were defensively very good, until the last minute of overtime. However, when we have offensive chances we need to finish. We had probably three of the best chances of the game and we needed to finish on those. It was a hard fought game and it was not for lack of effort. Right now we have very good character as a team. Hopefully we can bring that into conference play and get positive results. ”
The Crusaders open Patriot League play at home on Sunday, Sept. 23 when they host Navy at 1:05 p.m.