WashU Falls to Rochester in Double OT

WashU Falls to Rochester in Double OT

St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8, 2017 – The Washington University in St. Louis men's soccer team suffered a 1-0 double overtime loss to the University of Rochester Sunday in University Athletic Association (UAA) play at Francis Field in St. Louis. 

Rochester improved to 7-2-2, 1-1 in the UAA, while WashU dropped its third-straight game and fell to 6-3-1, 0-2 in UAA play.

WashU had the 8-7 shot advantage in the first half, but the Bears did not register a shot on goal. Rochester had the best scoring opportunity in the 29th minute when Geoffrey Rouin sent a left-footed shot off the far post.

Senior Chris Rieger nearly scored in the 52nd minute for WashU after he was left open in the box and his header was snagged by UR goalkeeper Redd Brown.

Rochester ended the contest in the 103th minute after corralling a loose ball in the box and firing a shot past WashU freshman goalkeeper Bryant Hales.

Hales (0-1) took the loss in 37:19, while senior Colin McCune made three saves before exiting with an injury in the 65th minute.

WashU outshot Rochester 21-16 and had a 12-6 advantage in corner kicks.

WashU hosts Case Western Reserve (5-5-1, 1-1 UAA) on Friday, Oct. 13, at 5 p.m.

BEAR NOTEBOOK: Rochester leads the all-time series with WashU, 16-9-11, and the win snapped a streak of three-straight ties between the two teams … The loss for WashU at home snapped a six-game unbeaten streak.