Gamecocks Put up with OT Reduction To College or university of Charleston

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – The College of South Carolina men’s soccer team endured a 1- additional time loss to School of Charleston on Thursday night at Stone Stadium.  The groups were being scoreless as a result of regulation, before the Cougars scored on a breakaway purpose in the 100th minute.  The match was Carolina’s initial beneath the way of initially-year head coach Tony Annan.
Carolina (-1-) posted 11 shots when compared to 9 for the Cougars (1–) in the match.  Freshman forward Harrison Myring and junior ahead Logan Frost led the Gamecocks with three photographs each individual, though Jake Nicholson’s 3 makes an attempt on goal led Charleston in the match.  Rookie goalkeeper Tristan Himes gathered four will save in web for Carolina, and the Charleston goalkeeper, Cameron Smith, had five will save in the shutout.
“I am quite delighted with the way my team performed,” Annan said. “I am pretty happy with the energy from my group. I am pretty pleased with the men and the way they approached the activity.”
Charleston experienced its very first chance at net 10 minutes into the match when Kane Ritchie despatched a very low push towards the significantly submit but the Carolina keeper was in excellent place for the conserve.  Himes was challenged once again just a several minutes later on, building a sliding help save on an try from Charleston’s Jakob Kristensen at the write-up, and just a moment later on, Himes produced a leaping help save on a generate off the foot of Cougar midfielder Jake Nicholson to maintain the contest scoreless.
The match was tied at – at the fifty percent, before Carolina threatened early in the second on a line-travel shot from Harrison Myring, but the Cougar goalkeeper was in place and gathered the help save.  Minutes later, Himes came off his line to make a diving save to his proper facet on a strong acquire from Eneko Sancho in the 57thminute.
At the 65-moment mark, a header from Logan Frost went wide just to the appropriate, and it would spark a flurry of offense from the Gamecocks.  After a Cougar foul, the Gamecocks drew a totally free kick from 40 yards out, which was shot into the box from Jordan Matthews but saved by the Charleston goalkeeper.  On the rebound, Myring also had an endeavor saved by Smith, and the match held scoreless.
Back and forth engage in would comply with via the midfield, prior to Carolina was whistled for a foul with just 13 seconds on the clock.  Himes cleared the ensuing no cost kick, and the match stood scoreless at the stop of regulation.
Carolina’s very best attempt at frame in the very first extra time came in the 95th minute.  Andrew Halloran was just outdoors the six-garden box, but his shot sailed substantial.  
Charleston would clinch the get in the 100th minute on a breakaway from just past midfield.  Ritchie would rating the go-ahead target on assists from Rio Murray and Jake Nicholson for the additional time get.
Carolina is back again in motion at Stone Stadium on Sunday when it hosts Winthrop.  Match time is established for 7 p.m. ET.