May 19, 2022

Haynes Brown Powers Soccer Past Bonnies For Men


ST. BONAVENTURE, NYOscar Haynes Brown closed his college career in style on Saturday afternoon, scoring four times, including the 92nd-minute golden goal, to propel GW’s men’s soccer to a 4-3 victory over St. Bonaventure at the Marra Track and Field Complex .

Haynes Brown scored once in the first half and twice in the second half before blowing up the match winner at close range on a long throw-in from Joshua Yurasits less than two minutes in OT.

Behind the heroism of Haynes Brown, GW came back from a halftime deficit to take a 3-2 lead before Saint-Bonaventure equalized in the last minute of regulation time. This paved the way for the graduate student from London, England to create a final, memorable moment in a busy career with his fourth goal of the game, which is tied for most players scored in a DI contest. nationwide this season.

HOW DID IT HAPPEN
– 9th minute: Haynes Brown ran on a ball deep from Sandro Weber and fired a shot past the charging goalkeeper to put the visitors ahead. (GW 1, Saint-Bonaventure 0)
– 24th minute: Joshua Pulla scored the equalizer, curving a formidable long-range shot inside the right post after receiving a pass from CJ Takatch. (GW 1, Saint-Bonaventure 1)
– 30th minute: The Bonnies took the lead six minutes later on another fantastic finish. Francesco Caorsi sent a chip behind the defense, and Cuneyt Vardar ran and flew home. (Saint-Bonaventure 2, GW 1)
– 49th Minute: GW came out of the break on the attack. Tom cooklin fouled in goal to earn a penalty, and Haynes Brown converted PK to tie the game. (GW 2, Saint-Bonaventure 2)
– 61st minute: Haynes Brown hit again to make it a hat trick. The veteran forward received a pass from Tim neumann in traffic, touched in space and fired a shot into the left side of the net. (GW 3, Saint-Bonaventure 2)
– 90th minute: With just 46 seconds to go, Saint-Bonaventure managed to tie another score from Pulla. (GW 3, Saint-Bonaventure 3)
– 92nd minute: Haynes Brown has joined the winner of the match. A long throw-in from Yurasits bounced into the box and found Haynes Brown’s foot for the close-range blast. (GW 4, Saint-Bonaventure 3)

REMARKABLE

– Haynes Brown closed a formidable Buff and Blue career with the second four-goal game of his career. The London, England graduate student also scored four times in a win over the American on August 27, 2018.
– With his huge final, Haynes Brown has 31 career goals to rank seventh in program history. His 68 career points rank ninth among all-time Buff and Blue student-athletes.
– It was Haynes Brown’s fifth career overtime winner and second this season.
– Haynes Brown led the team this fall with nine goals and 19 points, boosted by a perfect 3-to-3 conversion rate on PKs.
– Neumann collected his third assist of the season to tie for second on the team.
– Weber and Yurasits both collected their first points of the season with their assists.
– Haynes Brown recorded eight of GW’s 18 total shots, a season-high. Saint-Bonaventure finished with nine attempts, including five on goal.
Justin grady made a pair of saves in the net for GW. The junior goalie finished the fall with 59 total saves and a 0.694 save percentage going into all 17 games.
– GW have won two of their last three A-10 games to tie for eighth in the A-10 standings with 10 points, but will miss the eight-team Championship field based on tie-breaking criteria .