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Men's Soccer Loses Heartbreaker to #1 Connecticut




September 30, 1998

Connecticuts Mansour Ndiaye headed home the game-winning goal with 39 seconds remaining in 
overtime to lead the nations top-ranked Huskies over Boston College in a BIG EAST match at 
Natick High School.

The Eagles took a 1-0 lead when freshman Eyvind Aasen (Grimstad, Norway) headed in a cross from freshman Chris Cleary (Milton, Mass.) in the 43rd minute.

UConns Brent Rahim evened the score five minutes into the second half when he blasted a shot off a rebound. The Huskies took their first lead in the 63rd minute when Ndiaye scored his first goal of the game. BC sophomore Danny Horan (Dublin, Ireland) tied the game 16 seconds later when he powered home a shot from five yards.

The game remained tied through regulation and through the first overtime. Ndiaye notched his second goal of the game at 119:21 off a long throw-in from Max Zieky.

BCs Chris Hamblin (Bristol, England) made three saves. UConns Bryheem Hancock made four saves for the Huskies.

Boston College falls to 3-5-1 overall, 0-4 in the BIG EAST, while Connecticut improves to 9-0 on the season, 6-0 in BIG EAST play. The Eagles return to action on Saturday, October 3 at 1 p.m. when they play BIG EAST rival Pittsburgh at Natick High School.

at Natick High School
Connecticut  (9-0)		0	2	0	1	-	3
Boston College  (3-6-1)		1	1	0	0	-	2

Scoring: BC, Eyvind Aasen (Chris Cleary, Kevin Boyd) 42:59; UConn, Brent Rahim (Edwin Rivera, Samuel Forko) 50:10; UConn, Mansour Ndiaye (Maurizio Rocha) 62:19; BC, Danny Horan (Keith McDonald) 62:35; UConn, Ndiaye (Max Zieky) 119:21.

Saves: BC, Chris Hamblin 3; UConn, Bryheem Hancock 4.

Shots: BC, 14; UConn, 21.

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