SLU Men's soccer squad upended in double OT

(KSDK Sports) -- It took two overtimes, but the Knights of Fairleigh Dickenson eventually found their feet, and put the St. Louis Billikens (16-5) out of the NCAA tournament, in their second round match up today at Robert R. Hermann Stadium today at 2 p.m.

Fairleigh Dickinson (11-5-6), will advance to take on the winner of North Carolina and UMBC next Sunday, Nov. 25.

According to, the Knight's Jack McVey scoredin the 103rd minute to lift his team to a 2-1, double overtime victory.

SLU ends its season at 16-5, the most wins by a Billiken squadsince the 2001 team won 18 games. FDU (11-5-6) advances to face the winner ofUMBC and North Carolina next weekend in the third round of the NCAAChampionship.

McVey's golden goal came at the 102:43 mark. Antony Moore hadthe ball on the right side, and he lofted a ball into the box that found McVey,who headed it from approximately 12 yards and into the upper right corner.

It was the only shot of the overtime session for FDU. TheBillikens seemed to control play in the first overtime period, registering twoshots.

After a scoreless first half, the Knights opened the scoringwhen Jan Aubert scored at the 55:51 mark. He connected on a Moore pass to makeit 1-0 FDU.

The Billikens continued to press and broke through in the 73rdminute on a goal by Robbie Kristo.William Hidalgo and Jon Roeckle playedthe ball to Kristo, who headed it into the upper left corner for the equalizer.

SLU out-shot the Knights 12-9 and held a 7-1 advantage in cornerkicks. SLU goalie Nick Shackelford madefives saves, including several sensational stops in the first half to keep thegame scoreless.


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