Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime to Connecticut College

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NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Bowdoin men's soccer team fell 1-0 in overtime to host Connecticut College on Saturday.

The Polar Bears (5-2-4, 1-2-4 NESCAC) saw an eight game unbeaten streak come to an end. The Camels are 6-1-2 (3-1-2 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • The two teams traded shots in the opening half, with the Camels holding an 8-4 down the stretch. Liam Noonan came close to breaking the game open in the 33rd minute, ringing a shot off the crossbar.
  • Connecticut College ramped up the pressure further with 13 shots in the second frame.
  • The Camels earned a corner kick on the left side with under a minute remaining in the regulation and the game tied 0-0. The ball dropped into play, was deflected towards the right of the box, and then back into danger. Bowdoin's back line cleared the threat away and sent the game to overtime.
  • Noonan carried down the left side in overtime and made his way to the end line for a long flat cross to MT Tshuma at the far post. Tshuma one-touched the ball into the net for a 1-0 overtime win.

By the Numbers

  • Connecticut College owned a 22-7 shot advantage.
  • The Camels had a 9-1 corner kick edge.
  • Michael Webber made nine saves to keep the Polar Bears in the game.
  • AJ Marcucci made three stops.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears travel to Thomas on October 16 for a 7:30 p.m. game.