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Men's Soccer Earns Big Win Versus New Mexico
Oct. 15, 2016

Final Stats

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Junior forward Oliver Powers drilled the game-winner in the 103rd minute to lift the Florida Atlantic University men's soccer team to a 2-1 double-overtime victory over New Mexico to leap in the Conference USA standings. The Owls (4-6-1, 2-2 C-USA) moved into sixth in the C-USA standings and are now just four points out of first place after knocking off the Lobos (7-5, 1-3 C-USA)

Quick Hits

  • Daniel Del Rio broke the tie in the 73rd minute with his first goal of the season thanks to an assist from Alvaro Campuzano off a free kick.
  • New Mexico tied up the contest in the 88th minute on a goal by Luke Lawrence.
  • •In the second overtime, Powers took an assist from Douglas Landvik and sent the crowd into a frenzy with the game-winner
  • Senior Phillip Hitpass made ten saves on the night, including six in the second half and two in overtime to earn the win.

    Up Next:

    The Owls will travel to Miami on Oct. 21 for a showdown at FIU at 7 p.m. FAU's final home match comes on Oct. 26 against Kentucky on Senior Day. For tickets, call 1-866-FAU-OWLS or visit FAUSports.com.

     

     

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