Aug. 27, 2000

 

LATE GOAL GIVES ROCKHURST 2-1 WIN

Norse fall to 0-2 as Rockhurst scores winning goal at 86:11 mark

 

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Mike Gilchrist scored a goal at the 86:11 mark Sunday afternoon to give Rockhurst (Mo.) University a 2-1 victory over the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team at the Missouri-St. Louis Classic.

Gilchrist’s goal came off an assist from Bill Lally and snapped a 1-1 tie with just over three minutes remaining in the match. NKU (0-2) had tied the match at 1-1 at the 72:57 mark when Kevin Crone scored on a penalty kick, but Rockhurst (1-1) responded with Gilchrist’s score to win the match.

After a scoreless first half, Steve Logan gave Rockhurst a 1-0 lead 18 minutes into the second half with an unassisted goal. For the match, Rockhurst outshot the Norse by a 26-7 margin.

NKU will return to action this Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. with a match against the University of Findlay at the Town & Country Sports Complex in Wilder, Ky.

ROCKHURST 2, NKU 1

GOALS: RU-Logan, Gilchrist. NKU-Crone. RECORDS: RU 1-1, NKU 0-2.