Martin’s Golden Goal Lifts CSUSM over Biola, 3-2

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Martin’s Golden Goal Lifts CSUSM over Biola, 3-2

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – A David Martin goal in the 100th minute of action pushed Cal State San Marcos men’s soccer to a 3-2 overtime victory against Biola University on Saturday night at The Cage.

GOALS
CSUSM – 27′ Juan Camilo Salazar (No assist)
CSUSM – 40′ Josh Mendez (Assist: Juan Camilo Salazar)
Biola – 60′ Leo Thompson (Assist: Jonathan Serrano)
Biola – 84′ Leo Thompson (No assist)
CSUSM – 100′ David Martin (Assist: Collin Wagstaff, Andrew Stalboerger)

HOW IT HAPPENED •CSUSM struck first on a 27th minute penalty kick by Salazar.
•The Cougars added to their lead on a header from Mendez after Salazar sent it across on a free kick.
•The Eagles got on the board in the 60th minute when Serrrano fed the ball to Thompson who tapped it in past a diving CSUSM keeper, Justin Tesar.
•Biola knotted the game at 2-2 in the 84th minute on a free kick by Thompson from 30 feet out in front of the goal.
•With four seconds remaining in the first overtime, Martin found the back of the net at the near right corner after taking a cross from Stalboerger that Wagstaff redirected.

QUICK KICKS •The Cougars improve to 2-0 on the season while Biola drops to 0-2.
•With the win, CSUSM leads the all-time series record against Biola at 5-3-2.
•The last time CSUSM opened the season with two victories was in 2014 when the Cougars finished with a 13-4 record.
•Tesar recorded five saves on the day.

Senior David Martin recaps his golden goal against @BiolaAthletics #BleedBlue4Decade2 #goCCAA #NCAAd2 pic.twitter.com/mKDuKx6rwB
– CSUSM Athletics (@CSUSMcougars) September 2, 2018

.@CSUSM_MSoc Head Coach Pulvers talks about overtime win over @BiolaAthletics #BleedBlue4Decade2 #goCCAA #NCAAd2 pic.twitter.com/UVDAcFKVky
– CSUSM Athletics (@CSUSMcougars) September 2, 2018

NEXT UP
The Cougars continue their five-game homestand on Tuesday, Sept. 4 when they welcome Montana State Billings to The Cage. Kickoff is slated for 10 a.m.

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