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The Westminster men are still looking for their first win but rallied late for a 2-2 draw against Ripon on Friday.

The Blue Jays (0-3-1) were trailing by two goals until they were able to tie it in the final two minutes of the second half.

Westminster had the 17-7 shot advantage and 13-6 shots-on-goal advantage and would apply that pressure in the 89th minute when Freddy Nene scored off an assist by Barrett Smith. Nene and Smith would collaborate on the second score but in a different way as Nene was tackled near the net. Head coach Adam Galla entrusted Smith with the penalty kick, and he would be successful to send the game into overtime.

The teams would equal each other in shots on goal in the two overtime periods at two each and the score would be cemented at two goals each.

Nene led the team with four shots on goal while Smith was right behind him with three. Adam Luetkemeyer had two recorded on goal.

Goalkeeper Connor Benefield would play all 110 minutes in the Westminster net, making four saves.

The Blue Jays will seek their first win against their first conference opponent this season in Webster in a 7 p.m. Tuesday game.

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