“Another tough loss,” said head coach Oliver Weiss. “After the team battled very hard, we deserved a tie tonight. We still struggle to score and we allow our opponents gift goals, time after time.”
The Pack jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the 24th minute of play. NC State junior Alan Sanchez scored an unassisted goal off a long shot to light up the scoreboard for the home team.
At the half, Tech tallied three shots and garnered three corner kicks.
The Hokies and Wolfpack played an even second period, with neither team scoring until the 88th minute. NC State sophomore Chris Zuerner dribbled through the Tech defense and fired a shot that beat St. Germain to give the Wolfpack a 2-0 advantage.
The best scoring opportunity in the second period for Tech came in the 86th minute of play, when the Hokies tallied three straight shots. Junior Brendan Dunn ripped the first shot and freshman Tobias Hottner followed with two more. NC State ended the scoring chance with a team save to keep the Hokies off the scoreboard.
Tech ended the contest with 11 shots, while NC State fired 14. The Hokies took five corners in the match.
Tech will be back in action on Friday, Nov. 7 when
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