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Panther Men Post Comeback Win at Virginia Wesleyan

Sam May punched in the game-winning goal 32 seconds into OT.
Sam May punched in the game-winning goal 32 seconds into OT.


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Ferrum College picked up an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's soccer win this afternoon on the road, beating Virginia Wesleyan University 3-2 in overtime at the Trinder Center.

Ferrum (8-3, 4-2 ODAC)
Virginia Wesleyan (1-10, 1-4 ODAC)

Virginia Wesleyan drew first blood when Harrison Weinfeld scored off a Kyle Richardson pass at 6:16, and the Marlins carried the 1-0 lead into the break. Codi Dalton made it 2-0 with an unassisted goal at 60:49.

Ferrum answered with a goal by Michael Lyons less than a minute later at 61:19. Lyons scored his second goal of the game at 76:03 to send the game into overtime. Sam May then scored an unassisted goal just 32 seconds into the first overtime to help Ferrum complete the comeback win.

Ferrum: Lyons 2 goals; May GW goal; GK Derek Thomas 90:32 min, 6 saves
Virginia Wesleyan: Weinfeld goal; Dalton goal; GK Walter Morris 90:32 min, 4 saves

"What a massive win for the lads. Coming back like that after being down 2-0, so happy how they performed. Another huge ODAC win for us. We build for a another big game Wednesday night." -- Head Coach Enda Crehan

Crehan and company will be back in action Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Roanoke College. The ODAC game is scheduled for a 7:00 start at Kerr Stadium.