Men's Soccer Falls to Louisville, 4-3 in Double Overtime
Sept. 12, 2003
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- - Sophomore forward Omar Jarun scored twice and freshman Harrison Kiser added his first career goal, but Marco Terminesi provided Louisville with the game-winning goal in the 104th minute to defeat the Tigers, 4-3 in double-overtime in the C-USA opener for both teams Friday night. Memphis falls to 1-2 (0-1 C-USA) on the season, while Louisville improves to 3-1 (1-0 C-USA).
For the third consecutive year, Memphis took the conference opener into two extra periods. Just four minutes in, Kiser scored his first collegiate goal to give the Tigers an early 1-0 lead.
Louisville evened the slate at one at the 12:25 mark of the first period on a goal by Jonathan Williams.
Jarun put Memphis on top 2-1, with his first goal, in the 20th minute action.
The Cardinals then scored a pair of goals by Matt Rose and Simon Bird to take a 3-2 lead in the 47th minute. Terminesi was credited with the assist on both scores.
Jarun, assisted by Andy Metcalf, scored the equalizer in the 70th minute to tie the match at 3-3 and send it into overtime.
After the first overtime period, which featured two Louisville shots and a Sebastian Vecchio save, Terminesi scored the golden goal on the first shot of the second overtime period for the win.
"This was a fantastic game," said Tiger head coach Richie Grant. "Both teams played good attacking soccer. You have to give credit to Louisville. They have an excellent team."
Memphis will take on UW-Milwaukee on Sun., Sept. 12. Kickoff is slated for Noon at Louisville's Cardinal Park.