Rocky soccer loses in OT

2013-11-23T18:30:00Z 2013-11-24T00:32:04Z Rocky soccer loses in OT The Billings Gazette
November 23, 2013 6:30 pm

HASTINGS, Neb. -- Rocky Mountain College fell short in its bid for the Sweet 16 of NAIA men's soccer on Saturday night, losing to No. 14-ranked Hastings College 3-2 in overtime in a national play-in match.

Dru Kobs scored with 2:22 remaining in the first 10-minute overtime to send the Broncos, 19-3-0, on to Montgomery, Ala., for the 16-team national championship tournament Dec. 2-7. The unranked Battlin' Bears ended their season at 14-4-1.

Jack Clancy scored a goal with 14:43 left in the first half to stake Rocky to a 1-0 advantage at intermission.

Hastings tied it at 1-1 on a penalty kick by Thomas Boss with 35:20 remaining in the match.

Rocky's Oliver Gore scored off an assist by Chris Jermy to make it 2-1 with 16:57 to play, but Nik Zarins answered quickly for the Broncos to tie the game at 2-2.

Hastings outshot Rocky 24-11.

Winning goalie Alex Guyer of Hastings had one save. Rocky's Joachim Soderstrom had six saves.

Gore finished his Rocky four-year career with a school-record 66 goals and 146 points. 

Hastings won the 2010 NAIA championship and finished as the national runner-up in 2011.


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