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Men's Soccer downs Berry in overtime, 3-2

Adam Clausen (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Adam Clausen (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

ROME, Ga.—In its fifth overtime game this season, the Birmingham-Southern men's soccer team defeated Berry, 3-2, Sunday afternoon in Rome, Ga.

BSC moved to 9-2-2 overall and picked up its first conference win, moving to 1-2-1 in the Southern Athletic Association. Berry fell to 4-5-2 overall and 1-2 in the SAA.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After a scoreless first half, the Panthers got on the board in the 59th minute on a goal from junior Spencer Nichols.
  • The Vikings tied it up less than 10 minutes later, and then pulled ahead 2-1 in the 86th minute.
  • Junior Dallas Coyne scored the equalizer a little over a minute later, a free kick from 19 yards out, to send the game to overtime.
  • 2:47 into the first extra period, sophomore Adam Clausen headed the ball in off a Coyne corner kick to score the game-winner.

NOTABLE

  • Berry out-shot BSC 22-11, 10-6 on-goal.
  • Coyne led the Panthers with three shots.
  • Junior goalkeeper Marvin Castellanos recorded eight saves in 92:47 of play.
  • BSC took six corner kicks, five more than Berry.

UP NEXT

  • The Panthers are at home next weekend, Homecoming 2015, for the final home stand of the regular season, taking on Centre on Friday at 4:30 p.m. and Sewanee on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
  • Sunday will be Senior Day as well as Head Coach Preston Goldfarb's last home game before retiring after the end of the season.