September 25, 20101st2nd1OT Final
USC Aiken0112
NEWM61:25Nathan Arroyo
USCAM62:54Barlotta, Justin (Villa, Carson )
NEWMPatrick Sweatt45:0002
NEWMJoel Johnson48:2920
USCAMCharles, Andray93:2914
Stats at a GlanceNEWMUSCAM
Shots (on Goal)13 (5) 14 (4)
Corner Kicks312
Yellow Cards10
Own goal in overtime gives Pacers 2-1 win over Wolves

Own goal in overtime gives Pacers 2-1 win over Wolves
Saturday, September 25, 2010 | by Senior Nathan Arroyo scores his fourth goal of the season during the loss

AIKEN, S.C. - The Newberry College men's soccer team ended up being its own worst enemy Saturday night as an own goal in the first overtime period gave USC Aiken its first win of the season by a 2-1 margin over the Wolves.

Newberry (1-5-2) and USC Aiken (1-5-1) played a 0-0 contest until Wolves senior Nathan Arroyo (Atlanta, Ga.) sent a breakaway shot into the lower left corner of the net to give Newberry a 1-0 advantage in the 61st minute.

The success was short lived, however, as USC Aiken midfielder Justin Barlotta (Summerville, S.C.) put a Carson Villa (Savannah, Ga.) cross past Newberry goalie Joel Johnson (Sangre Grande, Trinidad & Tobago) two minutes later.

The teams played just three and a half minutes into the first overtime period before the Newberry blunder during a Pacer corner kick gave USC Aiken the win.

Newberry was outshot during the contest 14-13 by USC Aiken with Arroyo and freshman teammate Steven Harvey (Apopka, Fla.) leading the Newberry offensive charge with three shots apiece. Chinedu Arinze (Stone Mountain, Ga.) led the Pacers with five.

Johnson allowed both Pacer goals after he replaced Patrick Sweatt (Indian Land, S.C.) who played the first 45 minutes in front of the net for the Wolves, saving two USC Aiken shots. Pacers goalie Andray Chalres (Granada) went the distance, playing all 93 minutes while saving four Wolves shots.

Newberry returns home from its 0-1-1 road trip to take on South Atlantic Conference opponent Tusculum University on Saturday, October 2, at 4 p.m.