LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Austin Ricci scored off a free kick in the 60th minute giving the Oakland men's soccer team a 1-0 lead at No. 9 Louisville on Saturday night at Lynn Stadium. The Golden Grizzlies were poised to secure their second consecutive exhibition win over a top-10 ranked opponent before the Cardinals' Watterson Young got the equalizer with less than 30 seconds left in the game denying the upset bid.
Oakland out shot Louisville 12-7 while Wes Mink made two saves defensively. The Golden Grizzlies open the regular season at VCU on Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.