Noah Singelmann’s game winner in overtime pushes men’s soccer over Cornell
Syracuse takes down Cornell in OT
The Syracuse University Men’s Soccer team had tied after double overtime in each of their last three games coming into Tuesday’s match against in-state rival Cornell at the SU soccer stadium. The game went more than 90 minutes but in Overtime it was the Orange that ensured there was a winner.
Cornell got the scoring going right away as George Pedlow took a pass from Harry Fuller and put it in the back of the net giving the Big Red a 1-0 lead just 1:49 into the game.
It would take the Orange just a minute and a half to respond as Massimo Ferrin buried a free kick to tie the game at one just 3 minutes in.
The Big Red would retake the lead in the eighteenth minute when they scored their second goal of the half on only their third shot, Ryan Bayne scored on another Harry Fuller assist to make the score 2-1.
Once again, the Orange would match the Cornell goal in the 33rd minute with a goal of their own. Simon Triantafillou headed a pass from Ryan Raposo over to Severin Soerlie who put it in the back of the net to tie the game at 2 apiece.
The Big Red controlled most of the chances in the second half outshooting the Orange 7-3 but were unable to get it by Syracuse goalkeeper Christian Miesch as the game was a stalemate after 90 minutes.
In overtime after a controversial call for a Syracuse throw-in, which was highly debated by the Cornell players and coaches, to two balls were in play at the same time. The play was stopped and had to reset. Seconds later Noah Singelmann scored an unassisted goal to give the Orange the overtime victory.
With the loss, Cornell falls to 2-2 on the season and Syracuse improves to 2-1-3 with ACC play soon approaching.