(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team drew with fifth-ranked John Carroll University, 1-1, on Sunday, September 24 at home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Tartans are now 6-1-1 on the year, while the Blue Streaks sit at 7-0-1.
Sophomore Elliot Cohen (Solana Beach, Calif. / Canyon Crest Academy) was the goal scorer for the Tartans. He put in his second of the season in the 27th minute after he received a cross field pass from sophomore Jack Painter (Bethlehem, Pa. / Moravian Academy) and dribbled down the left side and put in an uncontested low shot for the 1-0 lead.
About five minutes prior to Cohen's goal, Jacob Lombardo hit the crossbar for John Carroll and in the 34th minute junior Zack Masciopinto (Arlington Heights, Ill. / Buffalo Grove) rocked a shot off the crossbar for the Tartans.
In the second half, the Tartans put three shots on frame while the Blue Streaks forced junior keeper Alec Lam (Upper Saddle River, N.J. / Northern Highlands Regional) to make two saves, including a diving save in the 84th minute.
In the 66th minute, sophomore Cooper Tubiana (Montclair, N.J. / Montclair) had a header stopped when Liam McIntosh dove for the save.
With the time counting down, the Blue Streaks equalized when Eric Rozsits finished a pass in front of the goal by Jake Giraradot with one second to play.
Play was even in both overtime periods with junior Philip Petrakian (Redwood City, Calif. / Sacred Heart Preparatory) recording the only shot on goal.
The Tartans will next host New York University on Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. to open University Athletic Association play.