Strain Tallies Six Saves in Men's Soccer 0-0 Tie With LIU

Strain Tallies Six Saves in Men's Soccer 0-0 Tie With LIU

FAIRFIELD, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Men's Soccer team tied this afternoon's game with LIU 0-0. The Pioneers will return to action on Friday, October 18 when the Pioneers host Mount Saint Mary's. Kick-off is set for 3:00 p.m.


First Half 

  • LIU would outshot the Pioneers seven shots to five in the opening half.
  • Senior goalie Robert Strain would tally three saves in the half.
  • SHU was only able to tally one shot on goal but would be saved keeping the game scoreless heading into the second half.


Second Half

  • The shot totals would flip in the second half as the Pioneers would outshoot the Sharks 7-5 in the half.
  • In the half both sides would be restricted to no goals due to strong goaltending as Strain recorded two saves while LIU tallied three.
  • As a result of the strong defensive effort by both sides the game would head into overtime.



  • A total of two shots would be taken in overtime as the defense remained strong on both sides.
  • Strain would be the only one to make a save in OT and allowed no goals.
  • The game would end in a 0-0 tie.
  • Segundo Navarro led the Pioneers with eight shots on the day with two on goal.