UNH MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO UMASS 3-2 IN OVERTIME

Fishbain and Stewart tally goals in 'Cats second one-goal loss

Ross Fishbain

AMHERST, Mass. - Rob Charest scored goals in the 71st and 98th minute to lift the University of Massachusetts to a 3-2 come-from-behind-overtime win over the University of New Hampshire men's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon. With the loss, the Wildcats drop to 1-2-3 overall while the Minutemen improve to 3-4-0.

Sophomore forward Ross Fishbain (Racine, Wisc.) gave UNH an early lead scoring off a Matt Low (Salem, N.H.) direct kick pass at 11:51. It was Fishbain's second goal of the second, he leads the 'Cats with five points. For Low, it is the first assist and college point for the redshirt freshman. The Minutemen tied the score when Oral Bullen fired a 20-yard shot past UNH's goalkeeper Brian Levey (Pittsburgh, Pa.), who finished with five saves. UNH regained the lead when freshman Bryan Stewart (Swanzey, N.H.) tallied his first career goal at 55:15. The assist was credited to Levey his first career assist.

Charest scored the game-tying goal at 70:15 with assists credited to Tyler Pagano and Matty LeMire. He netted the game-winning goal at 98:02, just eight minutes into the first overtime, from three yards out. Bullen was credited with the assist.

UMass held an 18-10 advantage on shots with Minutemen goalkeeper Colin Burns posting two saves.

The 'Cats open America East play on Saturday, Sept. 25 when they plays host to Maine for a 1:00 p.m. game at UNH's Lewis Field.

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