Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime to Georgetown
O'Brien scores fourth goal of the year in loss
October 9, 2001

The Virginia Tech men's soccer team fell to the Georgetown Hoyas in overtime Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C by a score of 2-1.

The Hoyas jumped out to an early lead when Kaiser Chowdhry scored at the 11:50 mark in the match. Chowdhry booted a 10-yard deep shot into the right corner of the goal to give the Hoyas the advantage. Kenny Owens and Truls Engebretsen were credited with assists on the goal.

The Hokies knotted things up at one goal apiece when they scored late in the match. Bobby O'Brien (Williamsburg, Va.) collected a deflected ball off the keeper and blasted a shot into the net to tie the game. The goal came at the 85:37 mark in the match and Fred Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) was credited with the assist. O'Brien's goal was his fourth of the year.

Georgetown ended the match 14-minutes into overtime when Nate Port scored to give the Hoyas the victory. The goal came at the 104:02 mark and was unassisted.

Colin Kibler (Virginia Beach, Va.) was solid in goal for Tech. He collected three saves on 13 shots. Brian O'Hagan also had a good performance in goal for Georgetown. O'Hagan produced five saves on 12 shots.

The loss drops Tech's to 7-4 overall and 1-3 in the BIG EAST. Georgetown improves to 5-5-1 overall and 3-2 in the conference. The Hokies are back in action Sunday when they host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m. and is to be played in Blacksburg, Va. at Frank O. Moseley Field.
VIRGINIA TECH   0  1  0  -  1
GEORGETOWN	     1  0  1  -  2

Shots: VT (12), GU (13)
Saves: VT (3), GU (5)
CORNERS: VT (3), GU (4)
Fouls: VT (24), GU (15)
Kaiser Chowdhry (GU), assisted by Kenny Owens and Truls Engebretsen, 11:50
Bobby O'Brien (VT), assisted by Fred Silva, 85:37
Nate Port (GU), unassisted, 104:02