Soccer drops golden goals on Eagles

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Senior Cam Martin scoring her second game winning goal of the week. Photo by Tom Harris

Edmond, Okla. (October 16, 2011) - The JBU men and women’s soccer teams both earned road wins on Saturday after knocking off conference foe Oklahoma Christian.

The women defeated the Eagles 2-1 in overtime, while the men picked up a 2-1 double overtime victory.

Senior Cam Martin scored her second game winning goal of the week after putting away a Casey O’Brien assist in the second minute of extra time. 

In the first half, OC’s women scored early when Rachel Bates tallied a goal in the third minute.  But  JBU’s Adrienne Kennedy booted in the equalizer on an unassisted goal at the 16:07 mark.

The score remained deadlocked the rest of the way until Martin’s golden goal in the overtime period.

Junior keeper Faith Thurman had four saves.

With the win, the JBU women improve to 5-6-1 overall and 3-3 in the SAC.  OC falls to 4-8-1 overall and 1-4-1 in conference play. 

In men’s action, freshman Daniel Forry earned the game ball after scoring both JBU goals on the day.  His first came in the 75th minute after connecting with junior Hunter Bradford.  This tied the game at 1-1 after an OC goal in the 53rd minute.  The second came in the 104th minute of play after a scoreless first overtime period.  Senior Joel Thomas earned the assist.

Sophomore keeper Pablo Garcia picked up six saves.

With the win, the JBU men move to 6-6-1 overall and 3-1-1 in the SAC.  OC dropped to 6-4-4, 2-3-2. 

Up next, the Golden Eagles travel to Oklahoma City to face Mid-America Christian on Wednesday, Oct. 19.  The women play at 2 p.m. and the men kickoff at 4.


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