Late score proves to be difference for King
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College and Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College played the opening 84 minutes without a score Wednesday, but the visitors from Carson-Newman notched a goal the next minute in a 1-0 decision.
King went to 2-7-1 on the season while Carson-Newman, the No. 5 team in the Southeast Region according to NSCAA, has a 7-2-1 record after the match. Wednesday's contest was the second meeting between the two in 2010 as Carson-Newman won a 2-1 overtime match in Jefferson City on Sept. 13.
The eventual game winner came from Gustavo Jinemez at the 84:20 mark. He got the ball from Luke Weemes on the left side of the goal and deposited it into the lower right hand corner.
After the score King had a shot from Tom Winspear (Yarm, England) that was blocked. In the final 76 seconds King got two corner kicks, but was unable to convert either time. The two late corners were among the six in the match.
Richard Masters (Kent, England) recorded 10 saves for King. His counterpart, Jordan Moore, only had three saves.
Overall King had 13 shots, three on goal, while Carson-Newman totaled 21 shots, 11 on goal.
The one-goal decision was the sixth time King played in such a contest this season and five have been 1-0 scores.
King travels to Bryan (Tenn.) College to play a 7 p.m. contest Saturday. In the last five meetings between the two, the Tornado has a 2-3 record with four one-goal contests including a pair of double-overtime games.