Siena and Saint Peter's Spar to 1-1 Tie
Oct. 20, 2002
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - The Siena and Saint Peter's men's soccer teams gave each other everything they had for 110 minutes but in the end, neither side was victorious as the teams played to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon.
Siena (2-7-2, 2-0-1 MAAC) struck early, scoring in the ninth minute when Tom Santoro (Saratoga Springs, N.Y./Saratoga) took a loose ball in front of the net and beat Saint Peter's goalie Pat Nagawiecki.
Saint Peter's (7-4-3, 1-2-1 MAAC) controlled the play for the first 70 minutes of the game. The Peacocks broke through when the conference's leading scorer, Rinaldo Chambers, broke free and beat Siena goalie Jonathan Hicks (Merrick, N.Y./Chaminade) in the 54th minute.
Siena applied steady pressure over the final 20 minutes of regulation, hitting the crossbar twice. Nagawiecki made two spectacular saves in the final 10 minutes of regulation to preserve the tie. Neither side seriously threatened in either overtime period.
Nagawiecki made four saves while Hicks stopped two shots. Siena outshot Saint Peter's 13-9.
The Saints remain undefeated in conference play and hit the road this weekend to face Loyola and Rider.