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Saints End in a Double Overtime Draw

Saints End in a Double Overtime Draw

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – After a two-hour weather delay, the Thomas More Saints vs. Transylvania Pioneers men's soccer match-up ended in a tie, 0-0, in two overtimes. Thomas More moves to 1-1-1, while Transylvania moves to 0-1-2.

  • Thomas More owned a 14-13 advantage on shots, including four on goal.
  • Senior goalkeeper, Jeff Paulin (Alexandria, Ky. / Bishop Brossart) recorded five saves and no goals allowed in the 110:00 minutes in the net.
  • First-year Ruslan Burnside (Loveland, Ohio / Kings) and sophomore Pierce Turner (Milford, Ohio / Milford) each recorded two shots in the game.
  • 10 Saints, Adam Mathews (Cincinnati, Ohio / Anderson), Suli Kayed (Slagelse, DK / Ryle), Bryce Day (Edgewood, Ky. / Covington Catholic), Colton Dolezal (Fort Thomas, Ky. / Highlands), Austin Fulton (Finneytown, Ohio / Roger Bacon), Nick Gish (Ft. Thomas, Ky. / Highlands), Mark McAulay, Brendan Jones (London / Taunton), Abou Diomande (Stange, Norway / Storhamar), and Hrusto Selimovic (Independence, Ky. / Simon Kenton), each recorded one shot in the game.
  • Thomas More trailed in the advantage in corner kicks, 6-4, but let in the second half, 2-1.
  • Thomas More had two looks at the goal in the final minutes of the first overtime, but both were just wide of the goal.

  • Thomas More heads to Rose-Hulman on Saturday to play in game one of three away games in a row. First touch between the Saints and the Fightin' Engineers is set for 2:00pm.