Men's Soccer Battles to 0-0 Double Overtime Tie

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BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin and Hamilton men's soccer teams played 110 minutes of scoreless soccer en route to a 0-0 double overtime tie on Saturday.

The Polar Bears (5-1-4, 1-1-4 NESCAC) and Continentals (3-5-1, 1-3-1 NESCAC) played an even match across the board.

Game Highlights

  • Jose Torres tested Bowdoin's Michael Webber with a shot in the 14th minute, while Charlie Ward put a ball towards Thomas Benson six minutes later.
  • Bowdoin had a corner kick in the final minute of the first half, but the Continentals were able to clear out the threat and send the teams into halftime tied 0-0.
  • The teams again traded shots in the second half, but neither team was able to convert.
  • Three minutes into overtime, Webber came out to making a shutdown save on Aidan Wood coming into the box.
  • The Polar Bears responded a minute later as Harry Cooper put a ball into the waiting hands of Benson.
  • The only shot of the second overtime came as Jefri Schmidt again challenged Webber, only to have the first-year swallow up bid.

By the Numbers

  • Benson made five saves for the Continentals.
  • Webber made six stops for Bowdoin.
  • Both teams totaled nine shots.
  • Hamilton had a slight 4-2 edge in corner kicks.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at Connecticut College on Saturday with a 2:00 p.m. start.
  • Hamilton plays at SUNY Polytechnic on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.