Co-Rec Soccer Spring 2014

Fight Club Jedi's

Back Row: Zack Hathaway, Franz Brinkhaus, Michael Goodwin, Nicholas Repko, Julien Riker,
Dillon McConvey
Front Row: Kaitlin Bradley, Meghan Cassidy, Kristina Ellmore, Brianna McSweeney,
Michelle Limnkletter, Jennifer Russo

Championship Game Summary
Fight Club Jedi's 9, TeamBro 8

The 2014 Co-Rec Soccer Championship was a fierce match-up in the pouring rain and the cold of night in the brightly lit McGuirk Stadium. Wearing white was the Fight Club Jedis led by Captain Mike Goodwin.  While Team Bro, their opponent, led by Guillaume Pagner, was wearing purple. The rain was coming down in sheets as the contest began at 7:45.  

The game began with an intense back and forth, both teams forcing the ball out of bounds multiple times as they were vying for control. The first goal was scored by the Fight Club Jedis in the 12th minute. Team Bro retaliated only two minutes later, tying up the game. Then misfortune struck as two members of the opposite team went up for a header and collided. This resulted in one light laceration and one slightly bigger cut.  With that excitement behind them, the rest of the half proceeded with some close calls on both sides but no goals.

The second half started with some zeal as both teams were jockeying for a lead. It was Team Bro that capitalized first with a rocket goal from outside the box in the top corner. The intensity was amped up as the Fight Club Jedis came back with an answer late in the second half, which led to overtime.  The first overtime period was scoreless with a couple of close calls on both sides.

The second overtime period led to an early goal for Fight Club Jedis in the 1st minute of play, but Team Bro equalized yet again with another goal in the fourth minute, which led us to a shootout. Neither team missed any of the initial five kicks and the shootout continued with a sudden victory! The Fight Club Jedis scored on their first attempt and were up one. Team Bro’s had to match to stay alive. Team Bro’s shooter sent it just high into the cross bar securing the win for Fight Club Jedis, 9-8.

Photo not Available
Back Row: Samuel Mardell, James Fargnol, Guillaume Pagnier, Jack Nardi, Quentin Pagnier
Front Row: Lexi Walls, Chelsea Corell, Cassie Sefton, Nicole Love, Abbey Ellis