Men’s Soccer Victory Highlight of Wesleyan Homecoming Sporting Events

Wesleyan cheerleaders root on the Cardinals during the annual Homecoming football game against Amherst College, Oct. 18. The team fell to its rivals in overtime, 33-30, the team's first loss of the year.

Wesleyan cheerleaders root on the Cardinals during the annual Homecoming football game against Amherst College, Oct. 18. The team fell to its rivals in overtime, 33-30. This was the Cardinals’ first loss of the year. (Photo by Olivia Drake)

Scoring the “golden goal” in the 95th minute during Wesleyan's Homecoming game Oct. 18, Adam Cowie-Haskell ’18 netted his fourth goal of the year and second game-winner in propelling men’s soccer past Amherst 2-1.

Scoring the “golden goal” in the 95th minute during Wesleyan’s Homecoming game Oct. 18, Adam Cowie-Haskell ’18 netted his fourth goal of the year and second game-winner in propelling men’s soccer past Amherst 2-1. (Photo by Peter Stein ’84)

During Homecoming, men’s soccer highlighted the day with a 2-1 overtime win against Amherst College to gain a share of the Little Three title. Adam Cowie-Haskell ’18 delivered the golden goal as Wesleyan handed Amherst, ranked 10th nationally, its first loss against a NESCAC rival in three years, spanning 37 games.

Also scoring his third goal of the year in the game was Matt Lynch ’15, as he spotted the Cardinals a 1-0 lead in the second half. Goalie Emmett McConnell ’15 posted seven saves, five in the second half, in holding Amherst to a lone goal. Watch a video of the men’s winning soccer goal here.

Football led a good portion of its homecoming game against Amherst before falling in overtime, 33-30, the team’s first loss of the year. Quarterback Jesse Warren ’15 completed 19 of 26 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns, both to Jay Fabien ’15. Watch game highlights here.

Women’s soccer held 15th-ranked nationaly Amherst scoreless for 75 minutes before succumbing by a 2-0 count. Field hockey yielded four goals in the first half against seventh-ranked nationally Amherst before outplaying its visitor in the second half but the score remained unchanged. Women’s volleyball took the first set vs. Middlebury but bowed by a 3-1 score.

Vanessa Block '15 (#3) controls the ball during field hockey's matchup with Amherst.  Lilah Fones '15 (#17) looks on.Vanessa Block '15 (#3) controls the ball during field hockey's matchup with Amherst.  Lilah Fones '15 (#17) looks on.

Vanessa Block ’15 (#3) controls the ball during field hockey’s matchup with Amherst. Lilah Fones ’15 (#17) looks on. (Photo by Brian Katten)

Jessica Tollman '15 (#30) dives for a shot during the first half as she helped keep Amherst off the board for the opening 75 minutes.

Jessica Tollman ’15 (#30) dives for a shot during the first half as she helped keep Amherst off the board for the opening 75 minutes. (Photo by Diane Stone P’15)

Jay Fabien '15 (#80) eludes the final Amherst defender on his way to the endzone for a 68-yard fourth-quarter TD catch. (Photo by Brian Katten)

Jay Fabien ’15 (#80) eludes the final Amherst defender on his way to the endzone for a 68-yard fourth-quarter TD catch. (Photo by Brian Katten)