W&L Men's Soccer Ties Case Western Reserve, 1-1

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Washington and Lee men's soccer junior midfielder Al Organ (St. Paul, Minn./DeLaSalle) netted his first goal of the season to secure a 1-1 tie with non-conference opponent Case Western Reserve at Piper Stadium. The match went into overtime, but was called with 4:46 left to play in the first overtime period due to inclement weather.

After a scoreless first half, the Spartans (0-0-2) struck first with a goal by sophomore midfielder Slater Jameson at the 51:14 mark. The Generals (0-0-2) answered less than 10 minutes later after Organ collected a pass from junior forward Zach Colby (Prairie Village, Kan./Shawnee Mission East), and sent the ball past the CWRU keeper to even the score and send the match into overtime.

W&L released two shots during the first overtime period, but was unable to find the back of the net, before the match was called. 

Junior keeper Albert Civitarese (Bridgeville, Pa./Sewickley Academy) played all 95:14 for the Generals, finishing with seven saves. Ari Lewis also played the entire contest in goal for the Spartans and recorded five saves.

W&L had a 15-14 edge in shots, while CWRU held an 8-6 advantage in corner kicks.

The Generals will be back in action September 4th at Southern Virginia. The match is set to begin at 5:00 pm.

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