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Niagara Scores Game-Winner On Late PK Against Men's Soccer

Larry Ndjock scored his seventh goal of the season.

Larry Ndjock scored his seventh goal of the season.

Oct. 5, 2012

Final Stats

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Rene De Zorzi converted a penalty kick for Niagara University with 7:17 left in regulation to lift the host Purple Eagles to a 2-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory on Friday night against Loyola University Maryland.

The Greyhounds (5-5-1 overall, 0-1-0 MAAC) were whistled for a handball in the box, leading to De Zorzi's penalty kick. He struck it into the lower right corner to extend Niagara's unbeaten season.

Niagara (7-0-3, 1-0-0) tied the game in the 56th minute, just 44 seconds after Loyola opened up a 1-0 lead.

Larry Ndjock won the ball out of a scrum in the box and finished his seventh goal of the season to post a 1-0 advantage for the Greyhounds at 54:51.

Nick Garcia, however, fed Ken Cooper who hit a bending ball form the top left of the box, tying the match at 55:35.

The Purple Eagles had a modest 14-10 advantage in shots, 4-3 in shots on goal.

Loyola continues its Western New York trip on Sunday at Canisius College, a 2-1 overtime loser tonight against Rider University.



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