Pack battle in 2-1 overtime loss with Roadrunners

Pack battle in 2-1 overtime loss with Roadrunners

PUEBLO, Colo. (Oct. 7, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team suffered a 2-1 overtime loss at Metropolitan State University of Denver Sunday in a strong effort against the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference foe.

The Pack (5-6-1, 2-5-1 RMAC) totaled 10 shots with three on frame, while the Roadrunners (6-6-0, 5-3-0 RMAC) recorded 13 shots and seven on goal. 

Goalkeeper Tyler Harvey (R-Fr., Henderson, Nev.) finished with five saves, three in the first half and two in the second. 

The ThunderWolves trailed 1-0 at the half when the home team got on the board at 36:03. Seven of the team's 10 shots came in the second half as they applied some pressure. Finally, the Pack broke the tie with a penalty kick goal by senior Santiago Tinta (Quito, Ecuador), his first of the season, at 63:09. 

CSU-Pueblo kept pushing and on a free kick with time in regulation ticking down the ThunderWolves got a head on it and on goal, but it wasn't enough to break the goal line and the teams headed to overtime. 

MSU Denver would score on a set piece just minutes into the first extra session, as the Pack were whistled for a foul near the corner . After the ball came into the box and knocked around a bit, the Roadrunners found the back of the net for the victory. 

CSU-Pueblo had four corner kicks to MSU Denver's three. Both teams had 11 fouls. 

The ThunderWolves are home Oct. 12 when they host University of Colorado Colorado Springs at 7 p.m.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.