Wingate, N.C.----The third-seeded Lander University Bearcats made all five penalty kicks Sunday afternoon, advancing past second-seeded Wingate University in the semifinals of the 2017 NCAA Southeast Regionals. Lander moves to 13-3-3 overall, advancing to the regional finals, while Wingate ends its season at 14-4-2 overall.
Score: #2 Wingate 1, #4 Lander 1 (Lander Advances on PKs 5-4)
Records: #2 Wingate (14-4-2, 8-1-1 SAC), Lander (13-3-3, 6-0-1 PBC)
Location: Pride Park, Wingate, N.C.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
-Wingate had eight shots, five on goal.
-Lander recorded nine shots, five on goal.
-Wingate's Jon Ander opened the scoring with a penalty kick goal in the 55th minute for his 10th of the season.
-Lander's George Knight scored the equalizer in the 75th minute.
-Lander's was perfect in five shots in penalty kicks, while Wingate made four of five shots.
-The two teams combined for 46 fouls.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Each team fired off six shots in the first half.
Wingate's Jon Ander opened the scoring with a penalty kick goal in the 55th minute for his 10th of the season.
Lander's George Knight scored the equalizer in the 75th minute.
Lander recorded one shot in the first overtime, while Wingate was unable to record a shot.
The second overtime was a mirror of the first overtime as neither team was able to record a shot on goal.
Lander was a perfect fiver-for-five on penalty kicks. Wingate made the first four kicks but Lander's Aleksander Holboe deflected the final PK to send the Bearcats to the regional finals.
Lander outshot Wingate 9-8 on the day, with each team registering five shots on goal. Cowdroy had four saves for the Bearcats, while Jara had four saves for Wingate.
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