Late goal sinks men's soccer

Late goal sinks men's soccer

DANVILLE, Ky. -- After rallying from a two-goal first half deficit, the Heidelberg University men's soccer team conceded a late goal, falling to Centre, 3-2, on Friday night. Kyle Diaz and Alexis Mendoza were the goal scorers for the Student Princes.

With the loss, Heidelberg falls to 0-3 on the season. The Colonels moved to a perfect 3-0.

Centre scored two goals in a 10-minute span in the middle of the first half. Heidelberg trailed at halftime despite holding an 8-5 edge in shots.

Diaz scored in the 49th minute off a pass from Porus Shroff. For Diaz, it was his second goal of the year.

Mendoza found the equalizer in the 73rd minute, finishing a feed from Joseph Tallarico.

Centre's Phil Shehan scored the game-winner with a strike from outside the box in the 88th minute.

The Student Princes held a 16-14 edge in shots -- four of which came from Diaz.

Heidelberg's Jake Kress (0-3) made two saves in the loss.

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Heidelberg remains in Kentucky to face Spalding on Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m.