Ross Nets Overtime Game-Winner to Lead Men's Soccer Past Potsdam, 1-0

POTSDAM, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior back Connor Ross netted a golden goal in the 110th minute of play to lift the Knights to a 1-0 win over host Potsdam on Friday evening in both teams' State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) opener.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Geneseo held off Potsdam for 90 minutes, despite being outshot, 11-8, in regulation. 
  • Junior goalkeeper made a crucial save in the first overtime period as Potsdam continued to pressure the Knights.
  • With just 20 seconds remaining in the game, Ross struck a shot from 25 yards out that glanced off the diving goalkeeper's hands and in, propelling Geneseo to the golden-goal victory.

QUICK FACTS

  • The Knights (3-2-2, 1-0-0 SUNYAC) earn their first overtime win of the season, improving to 1-0-2 in overtime games this year after going 2-1-2 in extra time last season.
  • Liam Dole drew the start and made one save in the first half but Medd earned the win with five saves in the second half and both overtime periods. 
  • Ross' goal was just the second of his career, and his first game-winner. His only other goal came in 2016, in a 2-1 loss to Buffalo State.

WHAT'S NEXT?

Geneseo will travel to Plattsburgh on Saturday for another SUNYAC battle, with kickoff scheduled for 1:00 p.m.