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Two Former Roughriders Score Goals In The Same MLS Game

May 21st, 2012 » filed under: Soccer News, Top Story

Former Roughrider standout and Columbus Crew forward Justin Meram (Yavapai College 2007 & 2008, University of Michigan 2009 & 2010) scored the first goal of match with a right footed bender from the left side of the box to the top right corner in the 45th minute Saturday night (May 19) in San Jose. However, former Roughrider great and Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon (Yavapai 2000 & 2001, Oregon State University 2002 & 2003) finished with an acrobatic goal in the 90th minute. The Major League Soccer match ended in a 1-1 tie.

The two former Rougrhiders combined for 90 goals in their Yavapai College careers.

Watch Meram’s goal
Watch Gordon’s goal

Editor’s Note: Both Meram and Gordon scored goals in their May 23rd matches as well–
Gordon tallied once again in the 90th minute in a 3-2 San Jose victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Meram’s goal in the 15th minute turned out to be the winner for Columbus against the Seattle Sounders, 2-0.