Fall 2013 Men's Soccer: PSU Brandywine
September 7, 2013
Tarik LaRoche scored the go-ahead goal for the Wildcats in the second half
Facing Penn State University Athletic Conference opponent Penn State Brandywine in its home opener on Saturday, the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s soccer team dropped a 3-2 overtime decision. The Wildcats now are 1-1 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
Brandywine scored 17 minutes into the match before Penn College answered with goals from Douglas Binnie, of Charlton, Mass., and Tarik Laroche, of Milton, both unassisted), in the 58th and 73rd minutes, respectively, for a 2-1 lead. Brandywine knotted the score seconds after Laroche’s goal, and won it in the 94th minute. Penn College goalkeeper Malcolm Kane, of Glenside, made eight saves during the match. The Wildcats had 21 shots on the day and Brandywine had 18.
The loss was Penn College’s first in PSUAC action after 14 consecutive wins over two seasons. Its last defeat came at the hands of PSU Hazleton, 1-0, on Oct. 18, 2011.