Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime at Oglethorpe in SAA Semifinals

Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime at Oglethorpe in SAA Semifinals

ATLANTA — The Berry College men's soccer team saw its season come to a close in a 3-2 overtime heartbreaker against the reigning Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Champions, Oglethorpe University in a Friday night semifinal matchup. 

The Vikings will close the season at 10-5-2, advancing to the SAA semifinals for the second straight season. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Berry's Steven Moore put the Vikings ahead early with a goal in the 8th minute of play off an assist from Jake Williamson.
  • Oglethorpe answered not long after in the 19th minute, off an unassisted free kick from Josh Bronstorph.
  • The game remained 1-1 at halftime.
  • Neither team could find the back of the net until Moore scored once more in the 85th minute to put the Vikings up 2-1. 
  • The Stormy Petrels wasted no time scoring the equalizer, tallying in the 86th minute. 
  • After Berry suffered a red card in overtime, Oglethorpe's Topher Marshall scored off a rebound to seal the win.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

NOTABLES:

  • Carson Oakes earned 11 saves in goal, tying his season high. 
  • Oakes was also named to the All-Tournament team.