October 22, 2010
Golden goal lifts #1 CSM past #24 Metro in OT, 2-1
DENVER, Colo. – The #1-ranked Colorado
School of Mines men's soccer team battled back from a 1-0 deficit
to come out on top with a 2-1 victory in overtime against #24 Metro
State on Friday afternoon in RMAC men's soccer action at Auraria
Just eight minutes into the match off a corner kick, Jacob
Juett headed a ball towards the goal that was cleared off the
line by MSCD defender Kevin Pocalyko.
In the 18th minute of the match, Metro State took
the lead as David Toler passed off to Steven Emory who found Scott
Grode for his 10th goal of the season. The goal marked
the first time that Mines has trailed in a match all season.
ripped a shot in the 21st
minute but Metro
State goalkeeper Issa Bissau came up with a save. Cale Haas
put a shot on
goal in the 40th
minute but CSM was once again denied by
Bissau and trailed 1-0 at the half. Mines held a 12-5 advantage in
shots in the first half of play.
Mines would even the score in the 70th
drawing a penalty kick. Chike Sullivan
converted for his eighth goal of the season.
The CSM defense came up with a save in the 74th
minute off the Steven Emory header to preserve the tie. Sullivan
put a shot on target in the 86th
minute but was unable
to connect. Manville Strand
came up with the save on a shot by Walter Bertini in the
The Orediggers had three consecutive corner kicks within a 50
second span in the 88th minute but were unable to score
sending the match into overtime. The second overtime match of the
season between the two teams the last which ended in a 0-0 tie in
The Roadrunners had chance in the 95th minute as a
header by Grode missed wide and Metro State followed up with a
corner kick in the 96th minute.
Mines intercepted the ball and Sullivan sent a cross into the
box finding the head of Tesho Akindele
the game-winner in the 96th
minute to give Mines a 2-1
victory. The goal was Akindele's 16th
of the season and
the assist was Sullivan's 10th
of the season.
The #1-ranked Orediggers (14-0-1, 11-0-1 RMAC) host #10 Regis
University on Senior Day, Sunday, Oct. 24th at 1:30