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Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) vs. Bulldog Soccer

Sat, October 4, 2003  7:00 p.m.  Union
Union Result: L 2-3 OT

Union Falls in Overtime Thriller

The Union University soccer team came from behind to force overtime with the visiting Martin Methodist RedHawks. Howver, Martin Methodist scored six minutes into overtime to secure the 3-2 OT win over Union. Union fell to 8-4-1 overall and 1-3 in the TranSouth. Martin Methodist improved to 4-4 overall and 3-1 in the conference.

The game was scoreless at the half, but after just 10 minutes of play in the second half, Martin Methodist had taken a 2-0 lead on goals by Richard Askey and Ricardo Subero. That score remained until the 83rd minuted when Union roared back with two goals in two minutes. Duncan Nicol scored first for Union on a Kekec Zivkovic assist and just over a minute later, Alexandre Pereira tied the game. Clovis Simas recorded the assist. Regulation ended with the score 2-2. Then, six minutes into the extra period, Martin Methodist's Adam Hall won the game for the Redhawks.

Union goalie, Brian Hamilton recorded three saves for the Bulldogs, while his counterpart, Erik Marek for Martin Methodist also tallied three saves. Martin Methodist out-shot Union 11-10 in the game.

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