Minutemen hope strong conference play to end the season will carry over into VCU contest Thursday.
Josh Jess’ header gives UMass overtime victory over VCU.
The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU
Jess makes the golden goal off of a header in the 100th minute to lift the Minutemen past the Rams.
The Minutemen finally earned their first victory thanks to two first half goals and strong defensive play keeping the Bears out of the net for the whole game.
The Minutemen will make their return to the postseason after failing to qualify last year.
After defensive play on both sides dictated regulation, the Minutemen notched a 97th minute goal to earn the win against Fordham.
Casey Hamill clinched a spot in the tournament with an overtime game-winner against the Rams Saturday afternoon.