Terriers Wrap Up Weekend With Overtime Win Against Brown
PROVIDENCE, RI – The St. Francis Brooklyn men's water polo team recorded a thrilling overtime victory over Brown on Sunday. After regulation, the game was tied at 12-12. Following the first overtime, the victor was still nowhere in sight. Enter Botond Kadar. With a minute left on the clock, Kadar managed to find his way to the back of the net, ensuring the Terriers' victory by the final score of 13-12. HOW IT HAPPENED: St. Francis Brooklyn – 13 | Brown – 12 (OT)
Brown managed to score the first goal of the game, but Matheus Santos was able to strike back to tie the game up. After the Bears managed to make it a two-goal game, a set play from freshman Zane Drobenko cut the Bears' lead. Junior Tadeu Rodrigues added another goal for the Terriers with a five-meter shot. After the first period of play, the Bears led 4-3.
The Terriers outscored the Bears in the second period, 2-1. Team captain Bogdan Kostic scored both of the Terriers' goals in the second period. At halftime the game was tied, 5-5.
Dimitrov's team managed to break free in the third period. Botond Kadar and William Lapkin each scored a pair of goals in the third period. Jonas Veazey also registered a goal in the frame for the Terriers.
At the beginning of the fourth period, the Terriers were up by two. The Bears managed to come back, but a quick solution from Prokhin reclaimed the Terriers' lead.
After the Bears scored again, Lapkin tallied his third goal of the game, only for the Bears to give a final push, forcing the game into overtime.
With five minutes gone by, it was down to the last minute of the second overtime. The Terriers got a man-up, giving Kadar a perfect opportunity to position himself to end the game. From the left top, Kadar took the ball, faked a couple of times, before ultimately defeating Brown's goalie, bringing a long game to a well-deserved close.
Benedek Molnar, the Terriers' goalie, recorded 13 saves during regulation, before passing the torch to Viktor Klauzer in the overtime.
UP NEXT: The Terriers dive back in on Sunday, November 4, at noon, when they travel to New Jersey to face the Princeton Tigers.