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Union men's soccer falls 3-2 on senior night

JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/23/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University men's soccer team lost a 2-0 lead late in the match to fall 3-2 on senior night to Christian Brothers (Tenn.) University. Union dropped to 12-3 on the season, while Christian Brothers improved to 5-8-1 overall.

Union led 2-0 thanks to goals from Dejan Kostic and William Hanna in the 38th and 61st minutes of play respectively. However, with just 20 minutes left in the match, Christian Brothers got on the board with a goal from Andrew Ballard. Union still held the 2-1 lead as the match approached three minutes remaining.

In the 87th minute, Christian Brothers tied the match on a goal from Jack Richardson. Then, just 46 seconds later, Yannick Skull gave CBU the lead and the win with a goal.

Union goallie Mike Phelan recorded six saves, but allowed the three goals. Jaime Garcia posted no saves and allowed two goals for Christian Brothers in the net. Christian Brothers dominated the match by outshooting Union 14-7, including 9-2 in shots on goal.

Sutton Shults recorded an assist for Union, while Richarson and Skull each recorded one assist for CBU.

Up next for Union will be a conference match on Tuesday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel (Tenn.).

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