WRITTEN BY NICOLAS FERNANDES
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men’s soccer team tied the Hartwick College Hawks 1-1 Saturday night with a goal from junior defender Dominick Falanga in the second period.
This comes after the Terriers just suffered a three match losing streak. Before Saturday, the Hawks had only lost one match and most recently defeated the Robert Morris University Colonials 4-0.
They Terriers now stand at (1-3-1), while the Hawks are (2-1-1).
The first goal of the night came in the 34th minute. Hawks Freshman midfielder Hamish Ritchie took deflection and fired through the keeper to score the first goal of his collegiate career.
Falanga tied the match during the 80th minute when he scored a 30-yard unassisted goal over the keeper’s head.
Falanga – who scored 3-for-25 goals last season – recorded his first goal of the 2016 season Saturday.
Falanga’s goal put the game into double overtime before it ended with a tie.
The Terriers made 1-for-12 shots and the Hawks made 1-for-11.
Terriers senior keeper Seth Erdman made five saves and sophomore keeper Lenny Wilson made two.
The Terriers kicked from the corner six times, while the Hawks had four corner kicks.
The Terriers will return home for their next match against the NJIT Highlanders, beginning at 7 pm at Brooklyn Bridge Park.