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Source: Brock Sports Info
ST CATHARINES, Ont. – The Brock University men’s soccerteam (1-10-4 OUA) came up short in a 3-2 loss to the Laurier GoldenHawks (6-4-4 OUA) on Wednesday afternoon at Brock.
The Badgers took an early 1-0 lead when Sammy Orlandoconverted on a penalty kick in the third minute after the Laurierkeeper Brett Harrington drew a foul challenging for a looseball.
Laurier struck back in the 56th minute tying the game upat one on Adrian Bucksam’s sixth goal of the 2013 campaign.
Sean Malizia would put the Golden Hawks ahead two minuteslater giving them a 2-1 lead after 58 minutes.
Laurier’s Niklas Bauer would pick up a key insurancemarker in the 85th minute giving the Golden Hawks a 3-1 lead withfive minutes remaining.
Just when it seemed like the game was out of reach, Brockdrew a second penalty inside the box, giving Orlando anotherpenalty kick with this one coming in the 90th minute.
Orlando made no mistake cashing in with his third goal ofthe campaign and 15th in his OUA career.
The Badgers came up short in the final minutes of extratime falling 3-2 to the Golden Hawks.
Daniel Keir showed no signs of it being his first start in goalfor the Badgers as he came up big on multiple occasions collectingsix saves in the loss. Keir was especially strong in the first halfcontrolling the goal area while defending nine Laurier cornerkicks.
Brock will finish their 2013 season on Saturday, October19th when they travel to Hamilton to take on the McMaster Maraudersat 3:15pm.