A 14th minute goal from Ihsan Savran provided Sydney University with a one-nil win over St George FC in the elimination semi-final of the men’s Super League at Hensley Athletics Field on Saturday.
The goal from Savran, a Sydney University Sport Scholarship holder, takes the Students into a minor semi-final showdown with Spirit FC next Saturday.
While the Firsts enjoyed the good news, Sydney University’s Under 20s are ruing the one that got away.
After finishing one-all with Central Coast Lightning at full-time in the sudden-death affair, they played a scoreless period of extra time before losing a penalty shoot-out 4-2.
It was the first time Sydney University Soccer Club had fielded both teams in the finals of the NSW Super League competition.
The First Grade match was the last to be played Hensley Athletics Field, which is to be bulldozed before undergoing a total refurbishment.