Beattie celebrates after scoring a goal just 10 seconds into
the game Sunday against Saint Joseph’s. Beattie’s
goal is the fifth-fastest to ever start a game, according
to the NCAA records.
- Steven Beattie scored a pair of goals Sunday afternoon to lead
the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team to a 3-0
victory against Saint Joseph’s at the Town & Country Sports
his first goal just 10 seconds into the game by sending a rebound
of his own shot past Puma goalie Alex Makin for a 1-0 NKU lead.
Beattie’s goal is the fifth-fastest to ever start a game,
according to the NCAA records book.
goal ever recorded in NCAA history is five seconds, set by Bo Jurney
of Catawba (N.C.) against Newberry on Oct. 1, 1998.
Mike Jonca extended
NKU’s lead to 2-0 at the 13:18 mark with a goal off an assist
from Beattie. It was Jonca’s second goal of the season.
the scoring at the 62:48 mark by finishing off a breakaway with
his 11th goal of the season. The sophomore striker from Skerries,
Ireland, leads the Great Lakes Valley Conference with the 11 goals.
defense posted its sixth shutout of the season, with Michael Lavric
and Keith Kelly sharing the goalie duties. Lavric recorded four
saves in 82 minutes of play.
to 8-1-1 overall, 4-1-1 in the GLVC. The Norse are ranked 10th nationally
in the NCAA Division II poll. Saint Joseph’s dropped to 3-6-3
overall, 1-3-2 in the GLVC.
to action Friday night with a 7:30 p.m. contest against Missouri-St.
Louis at the Town & Country Sports Complex. The Norse also play
host to Southern Indiana at 2:30 p.m. next Sunday.