The Bryan College men's soccer team traveled to Reinhardt University to take on the Eagles in a conference game on Wednesday evening. The Lions scored a goal in the first half to take a lead into the break. The Eagles scored a goal early in the second half to tie the game. The two teams were unable to find the back of the net throughout the rest of regulation, sending the game into overtime. The Lions got a goal in the first overtime to win the game 2-1 and remain undefeated in conference play.
The Lions scored their first goal in the 24th minute. Nathan Adams ripped a shot that the goalkeeper blocked but was unable to hold on to. Rasheed Malcolm beat the keeper to the ball and struck it. The keeper got in front of it to save it, but then the two collided and fell to the ground. Daniel Branley ran on to the rebound and poked it into the back of the net. The Eagles scored their goal in the 48th minute off of a penalty kick. In overtime, the Lions were threatening. Jordan Devlin whipped a dangerous ball into the box. Branley went up for a header with one of the defenders, and the ball bounced off of the defenders head and went into the goal.
Bryan tallied 15 shots for the game, with 8 of them on frame. Reinhardt finished with 7 shots, only 4 of them on frame.
Goalkeeper Josh Oldroyd recorded three saves for the game, including a huge save in the second half.
The Lions are now 10-1-1 on the season and 6-0-1 in the AAC. They play again on Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College. The game will be a battle between two ranked teams, as Bryan is currently #15 in the nation and Lindsey Wilson is currently #2 in the nation. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.
The Bryan soccer team gave up five goals before getting one of their own against Reinhardt. Jennifer Fortmiller scored the goal for Bryan. The Lady Eagles added two more to win 7-1.
The Lady Lions recorded 8 shots for the game, 6 of them on frame. The Lady Eagles had 34 shots, 17 on frame.
Bryan goalkeeper Stephanie Gagnon tallied 10 saves for the game.
The Lady Lions are now 2-10-1 on the season and 1-5-1 in the conference. They play again on Saturday as they take the long trip to St. Andrews University for a conference battle. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET.