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Freshman Rod Dyachenko scored his first game-winning goal of the season in a 2-1 overtime victory over UC Irvine.

Freshman Rod Dyachenko scored his first game-winning goal of the season in a 2-1 overtime victory over UC Irvine.

Sept. 27, 2002

Box Score

IRVINE, Calif. - The UNLV men's soccer team improved to 6-3 on the season defeating UC Irvine, 2-1, in overtime Friday night at Anteater Stadium.

Freshman Rod Dyachenko (Vancouver, Wash.) scored the game-winning goal in the 95th minute on a cross pass up the middle from junior Alex Hernandez (Indio, Calif.), to mark his fourth goal of the season.

Hernandez had two assists on the night after sending in a corner kick to sophomore Brendon Bain (Beaverton, Ore.) three minutes into the first half for the early 1-0 lead. UC Irvine later tied things up at 21:07.

Senior goalkeeper Justin Dennis (Scottsdale, Ariz.) made seven saves in goal, while UC Irvine's Cameron Rossi tallied eight. UNLV extends its current win streak to four games.

The Rebels continue their weekend on the road and will next contend with No. 8-ranked San Diego on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

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