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Men's Soccer Falls 2-1 in OT at Denison

Men's Soccer Falls 2-1 in OT at Denison

(GRANVILLE, Ohio) - Thomas More men's soccer dropped a match today at Denison, coming up short in a 2-1 loss against the now 2-5-1 Big Red. With the loss, the Saints move to 4-5-2.

  • Suli Kayed put the Saints on the board first, scoring in the 47th minute of the game unassisted, creating a turnover in the goalkeeper's box and finding the back of the net, to take a 1-0 lead. 
  • Stu Windell of Denison scored in the 50th minute of the game, finding the back of the net in the upper left post from a cross assist from Brandon Kozak to tie the game up 1-1. 
  • Matt Rush had the go-ahead goal for the Big Red, scoring in the 91st minute in overtime, off of an assist from Kozak, all the way out by the 20-yard line. 

  • The teams were even on shots in the game, each having 15. Thomas More led the first half, 8-5, while Denison led the second, 9-7. 
  • Senior goalkeeper Jeff Paulin led the team with six saves, plus a team save, to Denison's four. 
  • Ethan Smith led the team with six shots, two of which were on goal. 
  • Kayed recorded three shots, two on goal, and one for the successful score, in the match. 
  • Bryce Day and Austin Fulton tied for third-most shots on the team with two shots each, one of which was on goal for Day. 

  • The Saints head back home to host old PAC rival Grove City for Thomas More's Senior Day. 
  • The game will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.