MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- In the 105th minute junior defender Tad Glibert scored the golden goal to send Indiana Wesleyan University men's soccer to a 2-1 double overtime victory over Saint Francis (Ill.) at the Bethel Classic in Mishawaka, Indiana.
The goal sends the Wildcats to a 4-1-1 record this year. IWU has not lost in its last four matches.
Saint Francis (0-5-0) struck first on Friday with a goal in the 22nd minute. It was the only shot IWU junior keeper Zach Hammon would see in the first half. Freshman Josh Goepper came in to play the second half and overtime periods.
Indiana Wesleyan scored the equalizer in the 32nd minute off the foot of junior midfielder Geoff Bowman. The goal was his third of the season and was unassisted.
The next 73 minutes would not see any scoring despite many opportunities for Indiana Wesleyan. But Indiana Wesleyan finally broke through in the 105th minute. Glibert came away with a loose ball in the box and put the ball into the back of the net for the golden goal.
Indiana Wesleyan outshot Saint Francis 24-12 on the evening with a 17-6 advantage in shots on goal. Goepper collected three saves after halftime and did not allow a goal in nearly 60 minutes of action.
Indiana Wesleyan will play again tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. versus Bellevue (Neb.) University. The match will be played in Mishawaka, Indiana.