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’Jackets edge Augsburg in double OT

Superior Telegram

Brian Grand’s header in the first minute of the second overtime lifted the University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Augsburg in a nonconference match Thursday at the Yellowjacket Sports Complex.

Jon Bucklew assisted on Grand’s goal.

Sophomore midfielder Gio Rodriguez opened the scoring for the Yellowjackets (5-2) with a goal 15 minutes into the second half on assists from Grand and Chase Carey. Jeremiah Strand tied it for Augsburg (2-4-1) with a goal just a minute before the end of regulation.

Matt Elder had three saves for UWS while Nick Lenertz had three saves for Augsburg.

UWS hosts Luther at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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