Late flurry gives Tusculum a 4-2 win over King

Late flurry gives Tusculum a 4-2 win over King

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – In what was another high scoring affair, the King University men's soccer dropped a 4-2 decision at Tusculum College on Saturday night. Nick Boegemann and Luis Calderon accounted for the Tornado goals, but the Pioneer offense was too much for the Tornado.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Tusculum 4, King 2
LOCATION: Pioneer Field; Greeneville, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 0-2; Tusculum 1-0

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • King goalkeeper Kari Sveinsson stymied a Tusculum scoring chance in the third minute when he came up with a save, giving the Tornado offense a chance to strike.
  • Nick Boegemann put the Tornado ahead in the 19th minute when he deflected a pass from Ryan Murphy inside the far post.
  • The Pioneers answered in the 28th minute when Andre De Giorgi scored on a penalty kick to even the tally.
  • Tusculum took the lead in the 39th minute when De Giorgi headed a cross from Dallas Dunn into the back of the net.
  • The score remained the same at halftime and through most of the second half until the Pioneers got back on the scoreboard in the 73rd minute.
  • Dunn took a long pass from Isai Hernandez and beat the keeper to the left side.
  • Calderon was quick to answer for the Tornado, heading in a loose ball in front of the net, cutting the Tornado deficit to 3-2 in the 76th minute.
  • However, the Pioneers answered in the 78th minute when Andreas Kvam ripped a shot off the crossbar and in after taking a pass from Georgis Charkoutsakis.
  • The Tornado took a couple shots down the stretch, but couldn't find the back of the net as Tusculum took the contest 4-2.
  • King ripped seven shots in the game, putting two on goal.
  • Sveinsson came up with seven saves for the Tornado.

FOR THE FOES

  • Tusculum placed 11 of their 14 shots on frame.

UP NEXT

  • King returns home to face Mars Hill University on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Parks Field.
King fall against #13 Saints
October 12, 2016 King fall against #13 Saints