Goaltenders Rule as Bowdoin and Conn Play to Scoreless Tie in Men's Soccer
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin and Connecticut College men's soccer teams played to a scoreless draw at Pickard Field on Saturday afternoon.
The Polar Bears move to 5-1-1 (2-1-1 NESCAC) after their first draw of the season and are unbeaten in their last six outings. The Camels stand at 2-2-3 (0-2-3 NESCAC) after their third tie in seven matches this fall.
The game featured outstanding play by both goaltenders, as Will Wise made six saves for Bowdoin and Casey Marini stopped eight for Connecticut College. Bowdoin held a 16-11 edge in shots but Connecticut College earned a 6-5 edge in corners.
The two best chances on the day were both for Bowdoin as time was expiring in regulation and in the second overtime. Connor Keefe just missed on a diving header that Marini saved with under a minute to play in the second half. In the second overtime, Marini saved his team again when he stopped a header by Ben Brewster with a minute to go.
The Polar Bears will return to action on Tuesday at home against Saint Joseph's (4:30 p.m.) while the Camels play next at Mitchell on Tuesday afternoon (3:30 p.m.)