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Huntingdon opens season with 2OT tie against MUW

Huntingdon freshman Guy Evans heads the ball during Friday's 1-1 double overtime tie with the Mississippi University for Women. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Huntingdon freshman Guy Evans heads the ball during Friday's 1-1 double overtime tie with the Mississippi University for Women. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's soccer team opened the season with a 1-1 tie in double overtime on Friday night against the Mississippi University for Women.

Freshman Hunter Hall scored on an assist from junior Mac Puller to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead in the first half. MUW answered in the 66th minute to tie the game.

The Hawks had opportunities in the second half and overtime but could not break the tie.

 

Records: Huntingdon (0-0-1); Mississippi University for Women (0-0-1)

Notable: Huntingdon outshot MUW 25-13. The Hawks finished with 10 shots on goal to the Owls' eight. 

Did you know?: Friday's game marked the first men's competition in any sport for the Mississippi University for Women. MUW currently competes in two men's sports, soccer and baseball.

 

Huntingdon Stats

Goals: Hunter Hall (1),

Assists: Mac Puller (1)

Shots On Goal: Hall (3), Puller (3), Guy Evans (2), Beau Jenkins (1), Jean Jocelyn (1)

Goalkeeper: Zak Heino -- 7 saves and 1 goal allowed in 110:00 minutes

 

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Pensacola Christian at Samford Stadium on Saturday at 6 p.m.