Late FGCU penalty kick bites Bucs
Florida Gulf Coast (5-5-1, 3-0-0)
at
East Tennessee State (4-4-3, 2-1-0)
10/11/2013 | Johnson City, Tenn. | Attendance: 473
1st2nd1OT Final
Florida Gulf Coast0112
East Tennessee State0101
Scoring
ETSU62:05GENO, David (WILSON, Emmanuel )
FGCU83:38MADRID, Isaiah
FGCU93:45SILVA, Xavier
GoalkeepersMinGASv
FGCUGEORGE, Danny93:4513
FGCUTEAM0:0001
ETSUCOULTER, Ryan93:4523
Stats at a GlanceFGCUETSU
Shots (on Goal)10 (5)16 (5)
Saves43
Offsides13
Corner Kicks44
Fouls108
Yellow Cards20

Friday, October 11, 2013

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team carried a 1-0 lead into the final seven minutes of Friday night’s match; however, a late penalty kick sparked Florida Gulf Coast, allowing the Eagles to escape Johnson City with a narrow 2-1, overtime win.

The Buccaneers (4-4-3, 2-1-0) dominated play throughout the second half, taking a 1-0 lead in the 63rd minute on a goal by senior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.), his second goal in as many games.

ETSU outshot the Eagles (5-5-1, 3-0-0) by an 11-4 margin in the second half; however, FGCU’s Isaiah Madrid was able to convert a controversial penalty kick in the 84th minute to force the game into overtime.

Less than four minutes into the extra period, Xavier Silva played a ball past ETSU senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland), giving FGCU its fifth consecutive win and outright possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun.

ETSU and FGCU entered Friday’s contest tied atop the conference standings.

The Bucs will look to get back on track when they host Stetson Sunday, Oct. 13 at 1:00 p.m.

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  • The Hatters (1-7-3, 0-2-1) are in the midst of a winless drought extending to Aug. 30.
  • Stetson is paced by Chase Rodgers (two goals) and Raffaele Centofanti (one goal, two assists).
  • ETSU is 2-4-2 all-time versus Stetson, however the Bucs have not lost to Stetson since Oct. 8, 2010.

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