TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2003
Men's Soccer Ties Thomas University in Exhibition Opener, 3-3
Aug. 19, 2003
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sophomore midfielder Brian Blackburn (Jacksonville/Orange Park), junior forward Ryan Potts (Winter Park, Fla.), and freshman forward Tommy Krizanovic (Jacksonville/Englewood) each tallied goals, but Thomas University scored two second-half goals to tie JU, 3-3, Tuesday afternoon in exhibition play.
Thomas took an early lead when Ole Fuglem scored the Night Hawks' first goal on a penalty kick in the 18th minute of the game. Blackburn evened the score when he connected from five yards out on the left side off a pass from sophomore defender Brian Kallman (Woodbury, Minn.).
The Dolphins took a 2-1 lead in the 43rd minute when Potts received a pass from Alex Sisemore (Tulsa, Okla.) and drilled the ball to the lower right corner of the goal from 20 yards out to give JU a 2-1 lead at the half.
The Dolphins extended the lead to 3-1 in the 46th minute when Krizanovic connected on a header from two yards out on a feed from sophomore forward Dion Jagroo (Orlando, Fla.). The Night Hawks answered less then a minute later on a Andri Sveinsson goal, then Birgir Rafn Birgisson scored off a rebound right in front of the goalkeeper in the 54th minute to force the tie.
The Dolphins play their final exhibition match on Saturday at 5 p.m. when they host Embry-Riddle at the Ashley Sports Complex.
2003 MEN'S SOCCER