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No. 6 Northeastern State unable to hold 2-0 lead, draws
Last Updated - September 27, 2013 9:28 GMT
No. 1 Simon Fraser 5, S.D. School of Mines 0
BURNABY, B.C. – SFU improved their undefeated record to 7-0 on Thursday night with a 5-0 win against the South Dakota School of Mines.
The Clan offense was clicking as they spread the offence around with five different players finding the back of the net.
The Clan took an early 1-0 lead with a goal scored from sophomore Ryan Dhillon and never looked back.
Colin Jacques scored late in the first half to double SFU’s lead with a brilliant assist from Joseph Martin.
Staschuk opened the second half with a goal as he pierced through the defensive line and found the back of the net.
South Dakota had no answers for the Clan as Jules Chopin and Glenn Paden scored back-to-back goals in the middle of the second half.
SFU goalkeeper Scott Shewfelt had five saves in the victory, earning him his first shut out of the year.
No. 6 Northeastern State 2, No. 21 Fort Hays State 2
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Sixth-ranked Northeastern State had a 2-0 halftime lead but No. 21 Fort Hays State used two goals in the second half to earn a 2-2 draw on Thursday night in Tahlequah, Okla.
The Tigers (5-1-1) fell behind 2-0 in the opening frame after goals by Juan Peralta and Brandon Carter. Peralta got the scoring started in the ninth minute with assists going to Jordan Schmoker and Crosby Lee.
In the 28th minute, Carter extended the lead when his shot from 12 yards out found the net. Lee got his second assist of the night on the goal.
Down 2-0, Daniel Peralta picked up his second goal of the season for FHSU when he nailed a penalty kick to put the Tigers within one. Then, in the 75th minute, Jaccob Rangel scored his first goal of the year when he took a pass from Ricardo Yeverino and scored. It was Yeverino’s first assist of the 2013 campaign.
FHSU goalie Jason Babyak had nine saves in the contest and played the entire 110 minutes. Eric Shephard had seven saves for Northeastern State.
NSU started the game in an offensive fever, recording four shots in the opening eight minutes, including Peralta’s goal at 8:12. The Tigers would pick up the offensive pace soon after, taking four shots in the first half, but NSU would push the lead to 2-0 in the 38th minute, as Brandon Carter scored for the Riverhawks.
In the 59th minute, NSU’s Eric Crawford was called for a foul on his slide tackle on Yeverino inside the goalie box, forcing a penalty kick that Peralta netted, cutting the Riverhawks’ lead to one (2-1)
At 74:59, Yeverino would cross the ball to Rangel inside the box, and Rangel found net from six feet out to tie the match, eventually sending it to extra time.
FHSU would take five shots in the overtime periods, but was unable to nab a victory, and earned its first draw of the 2013 season.