BATESVILLE, Ark. – Ulises Cordova (SR/Guymon, Okla.) capped off three unanswered goals for the Lyon College men's soccer team Tuesday afternoon at Huser Field, as the Scots rallied to defeat Central Baptist 3-2 in overtime. CBC took a 2-0 second half lead, before Lyon scored two quick goals before the end of regulation to send the game into overtime.
Lyon is now 4-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in the AMC, while Central Baptist is 1-8 overall and 1-3 in the conference. The Scots sit in third place in the AMC, while the Mustangs are tied for sixth in the conference.
The first half went scoreless as neither team could find a rhythm on offense.
Central Baptist scored the first goal of the game in the 56th minute when Tyler Maynard got a pass from Nestor Moguel. Thomas Milner then crossed a ball into the box for Callum Morris to head in to give the Mustangs a 2-0 lead in the 66th minute.
Facing adversity Lyon scored their first goal of the game in the 87th minute when James Eldred (JR/Maumelle, Ark.) sent a pass into the box, that Omar Fabila (SR/Mexico) was able to head into the net. Just under three minutes later before the buzzer sounded for the end of regulation, the Scots got the ball deep into the defensive end of the Mustangs backline. Fabila received a pass, which he then sent a short touch pass on to Cordova. Cordova then fired the ball into the net to tie the match at two apiece.
Seven minutes into the overtime period, the Scots would win the game as Cordova sent the ball into the net from just short of the penalty box on a free kick.
- Cordova scored two goals in the match, which were his first two of the season.
- Fabila's goal gave him his team high fourth of the year.
- Fabila and Eldred each had an assist in the match.
- Lyon totaled nine shots on goal including three by Cordova.
WHAT'S AHEAD FOR THE SCOTS
Lyon hosts St. Louis College of Pharmacy at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Huser Field.
|Central Baptist (Ark.) (1-8, 1-3 AMC)||0||2||0||2|
|Lyon College (4-2-2, 3-0-1 AMC)||0||2||1||3|
|2||55:54||Tyler Maynard (Central Baptist (Ark.))|
|2||65:59||Callum Morris (Central Baptist (Ark.))|
|2||86:53||Omar Fabila (Lyon College)|
|2||89:29||Ulises Cordova (Lyon College)|
|OT||96:52||Ulises Cordova (Lyon College)|
|Central Baptist (Ark.)||Indv. Leaders||Lyon College|
|2 Players (#2,#11) - 1||Goals||#12 Ulises Cordova - 2|
|2 Players (#3,#9) - 1||Assists||2 Players (#13,#15) - 1|
|3 Players - 1||Shots||#12 Ulises Cordova - 7|
|#1 Sam Collins - 6||Saves||None|
|Central Baptist (Ark.)||Team Statistics||Lyon College|
|3 (2)||Shots (on goal)||22 (9)|