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Union men’s soccer in semifinals after PK shootout with Lyon

Rainer Hauss

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/6/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 double overtime tie with Lyon (Ark.) College in the first round of the TranSouth Conference Tournament. In the shootout, Union won 5-4 to advance to the semifinals to face top seeded Bethel (Tenn.) on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Union made good on all five penalty kicks in the shootout, with the clincher coming from goalie Rainer Hauss. Hauss recorded the only stop in the PK round on Lyon’s first attempt.

In the seventh minute of play, Lyon took the quick lead on a goal from Serhiy Zhykin. Lyon held the 1-0 lead until Union tied the match with 33 seconds left before the half on a goal from Brian Castro.

Union goalie Rainer Hauss recorded six saves in the match on the seven shots on goal he faced. Matthew Kelley recorded four saves on the five Union shots on goal. Union outshot Lyon 18-12, but it was Lyon with the 7-5 edge in shots on goal.


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