Men's Soccer Earns Double Overtime Deadlock Against Middlebury

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BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin and Middlebury men's soccer teams played to a 0-0 double overtime tie on Saturday afternoon. 

The Polar Bears (2-1-1, 0-1-1 NESCAC) are still in search of their first conference win. The Panthers (1-0-2, 0-0-2 NESCAC) have yet to surrender a goal this season.

Game Highlights

  • Ben Potter had the first scoring chance for either team in the 16th minute, but his shot missed wide.
  • Beginning in the 27th minute, Bowdoin had three consecutive corner kicks. Dylan Reid's header on net was the only shot on goal of the entire opening half. Ryan Grady came away with the save.
  • In the 86th minute, Justin Miller put a rising shot on net that Grady punched up and over.
  • Charlie Ward had the best look for Bowdoin in the second overtime, heading a ball just over the crossbar.
  • Middlebury pressured in the final minutes and forced Chris Kingston to make a pair of late saves.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin held a 15-6 shot advantage and 9-5 edge in corner kicks.
  • Grady made six saves for Middlebury.
  • Both of Kingston's saves came in double overtime.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at Bates on Wednesday with an 8:00 p.m. start.
  • The Panthers play at home on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. against Mt. St. Mary's.