Men's Soccer Falls to Wofford in Late Minute Goal Storm
Wofford Scores Four Goals in Last 25 Minutes
September 9, 2000

Spartanburg, S.C. - The Virginia Tech men's soccer team was shutout 0-4 by Wofford Friday night in Spartanburg, S.C.

The Hokies and the Terriers played to a scoreless tie in the first half. During the 65th minute of play, the scoreless tie was broken when Wofford's Chris Kandl netted a goal after he collected a deflected shot off the goal post.

Tech's Fred Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) then received a red card at the 73:45 mark in the match for rough play. With the Hokies playing a man down, the Terriers added to their one goal lead.

The second goal of the match came with less than 5 minutes remaining in the match. Wofford's Michael Gonzalez took a pass from Miles Drake and scored. The goal came at the 85:08 mark.

The Terriers went on to score two additional goals in the last three minutes of play. Chris O'Neill netted the first in the 87th minute and Joel Gomez closed the match with a goal at the 88:56 mark.

The loss puts Tech at 1-2 on the season. Next up for the Hokies is Georgia Southern. The Hokies host the Eagles Sunday at 2 p.m.

Shots: VT 9, WOF 16
Corners: VT 4, WOF 3
Saves: VT 6, WOF 4
Fouls: VT 10, WOF 10

Goals: Kandl, Chris (WOF), assisted by Drake, Miles, 65:37
Gonzalez, Michael (WOF), assisted by Drake, Miles, 85:08
O'Neill, Chris (WOF), assisted by Kandl, Chris, 87:24
Gomez, Joel (WOK), unassisted, 88:56