CORTLAND, N.Y. - The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) game of the week was a strong back-and-forth contest between two nationally ranked teams last week. In the end, Cortland was able to pull out a 3-2 win against St. Lawrence in overtime.
- 2nd minute - Brandon Gracias finds space in the box and slots home a shot from 12 yards out to give Cortland the 1-0 lead.
· Assisted by Michael Miner
- 67th minute - St. Lawrence is awarded a penalty kick after Tapshak Augustine is brought down in the box by a Cortland defender. Jethro Dede steps up to take the penalty kick but the shot hits the right post and is gathered by Cortland goalie Sean Kelly.
- 69th minute - Migell Ormsby picks the ball up at midfield, uses his speed to dribble past the St. Lawrence defense and into the box before chipping the ball over the goalie - Cortland leads 2-0.
- 78th minute - Tapshak Augustine receives the ball at the top of the box, dribbles through four Cortland defenders, then passes the ball to Ethan Riddell. Riddell scores on a tap in from in front of the net to put St. Lawrence on the board.
· Assisted by Tapshak Augustine
- 86th minute - Jethro Dede takes advantage of a scramble in front of the Cortland net and tucks the ball into the goal to tie the game at 2-2.
· Assisted by Conor Higgins
- 96th minute - Jake Keller gives Cortland the win with a free kick goal from just outside of the box. Keller was able to get the shot over the wall and put it into the left side of the net despite a deflection by St. Lawrence goalkeeper Mike Smith.
Player of the Game
- Jake Keller, the Cortland midfielder scored the game-winning goal in the first overtime to give Cortland the win. He put pressure on the St. Lawrence goal throughout the entire game totaling five shots with four on goal.
- Cortland totaled 16 shots, 10 shots on goal
- St. Lawrence totaled 15 shots, 9 shots on goal
- Cortland took six corner kicks to St. Lawrence's three
- Goals - Brandon Gracias, Migell Ormsby, Jake Keller (1)
- Assists - Michael Miner (1)
- Shots on Goal - Jake Keller (4)
- Saves - Sean Kelly (7)
- Goals - Ethan Riddell, Jethro Dede (1)
- Assists - Tapshak Augustine, Conor Higgins (1)
- Shots on Goal - Jethro Dede (5)
- Saves - Mike Smith (7)
- Cortland hosts Oswego on Saturday, September 22 at 1:00pm
To see the full highlight video from the match, click here: Cortland vs. St. Lawrence