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Men's Soccer - Tue, Oct. 8, 2013
 

Joliet, Il – IIT men's soccer got back in the winner's column with a 2-1 overtime defeat of University of St Francis at Joliet Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening. Brandon Ramirez's free kick sealed the golden goal win for the Hawks after Nordine Amlaiky had leveled the scores in regulation time.

A tight tussle in the midfield provided few chances for either team in the opening quarter hour of the game. It wasn't until the 22nd minute when USF's Christian Ontiveros broke the deadlock for the home side with a cool finish past IIT's keeper EJ Yang. Ontiveros found space inside the box before dispatching past Yang to give the hosts a 1-0 advantage.

IIT found themselves level on the stroke of halftime with some good fortune. Forward Tommy Gasienica's shot was deflected by a USF defender before falling favorably to the Hawks' Nordine Amlaiky and he guided the ball in to the left side of the goal and gave the Hawks a much needed breath of life going into halftime.

While the first half was somewhat cagey, the second half was anything but, with both sides frantically pressing forward in search of the winner. The physicality of the contest was near reaching boiling point despite both teams having great chances, including a crossbar-blocked attempt by USF.

The match went into overtime, the fourth extra play for Tech on the season. In the Hawks three previous overtimes, neither team had been able to score with the games ending in a tie. However it was a different story this time when Ramirez found the back of the net 7 minutes in. Ramirez stunned the home side when his free kick from 35 yards out looped over the goalkeeper and into the back of the net. It was Ramirez' 3rd goal of the season and gave the Hawks a much needed victory.

With the win, the Hawks improve to 4-3-3 on the season. Next up is a trip to Indiana to face Holy Cross on Saturday at 1:30 pm CST.

 
 
 
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Thursday, May 15
Men's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Gregory Invitational (@ North Central College)
results
Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Gregory Invitational (@ North Central College)
results
Friday, May 9
Men's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Dr. Keeler Invite (@ North Central College)
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Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Dr. Keeler Invite (@ North Central College)
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Saturday, May 3
Baseball
Maranatha Baptist Bible College at 7
IIT 19
@ US Cellular Field Home of the Chicago White Sox
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Friday, May 2
Baseball
Maranatha Baptist Bible College at 1
IIT 11
Donation Night for the St. James Food Pantry
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Wednesday, Apr 30
Baseball
Calvin College at (8) 10
IIT 5
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Calvin College at 13
IIT 0
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Sunday, Apr 27
Baseball
IIT at (8) 4
Purdue University Calumet 5
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IIT at 0
Purdue University Calumet 6
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Saturday, Apr 26
Baseball
IIT at 4
Maranatha Baptist Bible College 2
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IIT at 5
Maranatha Baptist Bible College 0
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Friday, Apr 25
Men's T & F
IIT at 9th of 16
Twilight Invitational (@ Benedictine University)
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Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Twilight Invitational (@ Benedictine University)
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Monday, Apr 21
Baseball
Purdue University-North Central at 12
IIT 2
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Purdue University-North Central at (5) 8
IIT 8
Game was stopped after completion of 5th due to weather.
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Saturday, Apr 19
Women's Lacrosse
University of Dubuque at 20
IIT 5
stats
Friday, Apr 18
Baseball
Finlandia University at 6
IIT 12
stats - recap
Finlandia University at 0
IIT 12
stats - recap
Thursday, Apr 17
Baseball
Lakeland College at 1
IIT 10
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Saturday, Aug 23
Women's Soccer
Benedictine University at 6:00pm
IIT CST
Sunday, Aug 24
Men's Soccer
Concordia Illinois at 1:00pm
IIT CST
Friday, Aug 29
Men's Cross Country
IIT at 5:00pm
Elmhurst Invite
Women's Cross Country
IIT at 5:00pm
Elmhurst Invite
Saturday, Aug 30
Men's Soccer
IIT vs 3:00pm
Waynesburg College CST
Defiance Tournament in Defiance, OH
Women's Soccer
IIT at 2:00pm
College of Staten Island CST
College of Staten Island Fall Classic (NY)
Sunday, Aug 31
Women's Soccer
IIT vs 2:00pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice CST
College of Staten Island Fall Classic (NY)
Monday, Sep 1
Men's Soccer
IIT at 11:00am
Defiance College CST
Defiance Tournament in Defiance, OH
Wednesday, Sep 3
Volleyball
Alverno College at 7:00pm
IIT CST
Friday, Sep 5
Men's Soccer
Andrews University at 3:00pm
IIT CST
Women's Soccer
Albion College at 8:00pm
IIT CST
Saturday, Sep 6
Volleyball
IIT vs  
TBA  
Rose-Hulman Invite
Sunday, Sep 7
Men's Soccer
Finlandia University at 3:30pm
IIT CST
Women's Soccer
St. Mary's at 1:00pm
IIT CST
Volleyball
IIT vs  
TBA  
Rose-Hulman Invite
Wednesday, Sep 10
Men's Soccer
IIT at 7:00pm
Wisconsin Lutheran College CST
Friday, Sep 12
Women's Soccer
Dominican University at 7:00pm
IIT CST
Volleyball
IIT at 2:00pm
Alverno College CST
IIT at 3:45pm
Northland College CST
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Men's Cross Country
IIT at 11:00am
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