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Ferrum Men Need Overtime to Get Past William Peace

Mbambi Mbongo scored the game-winning goal 3:33 into the first overtime.
Mbambi Mbongo scored the game-winning goal 3:33 into the first overtime.


FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College sophomore Sam May scored a golden goal in the first overtime period to lift the Panthers to a 2-1 non-conference men's soccer win over William Peace University this afternoon at W.B. Adams Stadium.

RECORDS
Ferrum (4-1)
William Peace (1-3-1)

THE BASICS
Following a scoreless first half, Mbambi Mbongu got Ferrum on the board with a goal at 56:21. William Peace came right back, with Ivan Ponce lifting a shot over Ferrum goalkeeper Derek Thomas one minute later to force overtime. May took a pass from Mbongu 6:25 into the first overtime and slipped it past WPU keeper Jacob Smith to end the match.

KEY STATS
FERRUM: Mbongu goal, asst; May gw-goal; Thomas 90 min, 4 saves
William Peace: Smith 90 min, 2 saves

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"After a game we should have won yesterday, it was great to rebound and get a good win for the program against a good William Peace team. I'm proud of the lads so far this season and each day we will get better." -- Head Coach Enda Crehan

NEXT GAME
Crehan's squad will play Piedmont International University Saturday, Sept. 15, at home. The non-conference match is scheduled for a 2:00 p.m. start.