Clinton, S.C. Logan Huff scored a pair of goals, including the match-winner just 2:31 into the first overtime period, to lift Presbyterian to a 2-1 victory over Furman in mens soccer action on Saturday evening at Martin Stadium.
With the extra time victory, the Blue Hose improved to 1-0 on the season while Furman dropped to 1-1. The win marked PCs first triumph over the Paladins since 1983.
Lewis Makin served a corner kick to the far right post and Huff rose above the Paladin defense to head the ball back across the face of goal and into the left corner to seal the Blue Hose season-opening win.
Huff gave PC a first half lead scoring from the penalty spot at 29:28 after Furman was whistled for a foul in the box. The Paladins equalized less than seven minutes into the second half as Fabien Vorbe fed a pass to Michael Gandier at the top of the box and the freshman beat PC keeper William Redmond with a dipping shot to the right corner from 20 yards out.
Furman held an 18-12 advantage in shot attempts and an 8-4 advantage in corner kicks. Redmond tallied seven saves to earn the victory while Furman goalkeeper Alec Kann stopped three shots in the loss.
The Paladins return home to host the Diadora/Spinx Furman Invitational next Friday and Sunday at Stone Stadium. Furman hosts Detroit on Friday at 7 p.m. before facing Stetson in Sundays 2:30 p.m. tournament finale.