Timo Pitter scored the go-ahead goal with 25:06 to play and No. 8 Creighton went on to a 4-2 victory over Washington in the second round...
OMAHA, Neb. — Timo Pitter scored the go-ahead goal with 25:06 to play and No. 8 Creighton went on to a 4-2 victory over Washington in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament Sunday at Morrison Stadium.
The No. 21 Huskies finished the season at 13-5-2. Creighton (16-3-2) advances to play at top-ranked Akron on Sunday. Creighton and Akron played to a 1-1 tie Aug. 31 in Omaha.
Pitter’s shot from about 25 yards out beat Huskies goalkeeper Spencer Richey to give the Bluejays a 2-1 lead. Creighton also got goals from Andrew Ribeiro and Christian Blandon to take a 4-1 lead.
Dylan Tucker-Gangnes scored in the 88th minute for the Huskies.
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Creighton took an early lead just five minutes in as Brent Kallman scored to the left side of the box. Kallman was wide open about 8 yards out and hit the crossbar, which directed the ball into the net.
After a slow UW start in the first half in which Creighton outshot the Huskies 8-3 and took four corners to none, the Huskies came out on fire to start the second half and scored just three minutes into the period.
Michael Harris completed a flip throw which bounced in the box and went in the net off James Moberg’s head.