Williamson Scores Hat Trick, Sends Vikings to Semifinals in Overtime Thriller

Williamson Scores Hat Trick, Sends Vikings to Semifinals in Overtime Thriller

ROME, Ga.Jake Williamson buried his third goal of the afternoon in overtime on Saturday afternoon, sending the Vikings to the SAA semifinals with a 3-2 win over Rhodes College.

With the win, the Vikings improve to 9-7-2 overall and advance to play Oglethorpe in the SAA semifinals. Rhodes closes their season at 4-11-2. 

Neither team found any rhythm offensively until the 46th minute when Rhodes scored a pair of goals quickly off the boot of Nic DiMauro and Jack Lippe. Williamson answered with a pass from Aidan Hackett in the 50th minute to make it 2-1 Rhodes. He scored the equalizer off a free kick in the 85th minute, then buried the game-winner for a hat trick in the 92nd minute. Berry fough off five Rhodes corner kicks in the outing.