Men's Soccer Falls to Nyack 3-2 in Overtime

THE BASICS:

Score: Assumption 3, Nyack 2

Records: Assumption (1-1, 0-0 NE10), Nyack (1-0-1, 0-0 CACC)

Location: Worcester, Mass. (Multi-Sport Stadium)

The Lead: Sophomore Jason Lages (Edgartown, Mass./ Marthas Vineyard Regional) scored two first-half goals, but Nyack came back to tie the contest in the second half and netted the game-winner in overtime to complete the comeback on Monday afternoon. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Lages led the Hounds to a 2-0 lead in the first half. In the 22nd minute, the sophomore received a pass from senior defenseman Connor Henry (Northborough, Mass/ Algonquin Regional) off a free kick and was able to score in the upper right corner past Warrior goalkeeper Alvaro Magel. 

- With just 1:42 left in the first half, Lages drew a foul in the box and capitalized on the penalty shot give the Hounds a two-goal advantage.

-  In the 69th minute, Nyack cut its deficit in half as Finn Reese assisted Alex Garcia and then just 3:34 later, the Warriors tied the game when Samuel Viau scored off a pass to the middle by teammate Nicholas Scarafile.

- The game went to overtime even at 2-2 and with only 47 seconds left in the first overtime period, Reese took advantage of a feed into the middle from Benjamin Wasem on a scrum in front of the net to set the Warriors to victory.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Magel made two saves in the win, while Brian Murray (Camas, Washington/ Camas) made seven saves in his first loss of the 2017 season. 

- The Nyack offense outshot Assumption 17-14, including a 4-1 edge in overtime, and produced three more corner kicks (6-3). 

UP NEXT:

- The Hounds will host Mercy on Thursday night at 7 pm.

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