Men’s Soccer Falls to No. 19 Lander in Overtime, 1-0

University of North Georgia
10/4/2017 | Men’s Soccer | Box Score
DAHLONEGA – Matt Sharman made six saves in regulation, but No. 19 Lander found the match’s lone goal in the second minute of overtime to beat the University of North Georgia men’s soccer team, 1-0, Wednesday night. The Nighthawks drop back to .500 overall and in Peach Belt action with the loss.

Both teams traded blows in the first 90 minutes of play as the goalkeepers were tested throughout regulation. North Georgia threw five shots on goal, while the Bearcats put six on frame.

Robbie Young put home the game-winning shot in the 92nd minute of play off a pass from Oliver Brock to earn the golden goal victory.

– Sharman now leads the Peach Belt in saves this season with 51. Tonight marked his fifth match with six or more saves.

– The Nighthawks now trail in the all-time series with Lander, 10-3-1.

The Nighthawks get a week off before a 4 p.m. matchup with Lincoln Memorial on October 11 in Dahlonega.

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