Men's Soccer Suffers 1-0 Setback to Amherst

Chris Kingston made eight saves to keep the Polar Bears close throughout the game
Chris Kingston made eight saves to keep the Polar Bears close throughout the game

AMHERST, Mass. – The Bowdoin men's soccer team lost a tightly contested NESCAC Quarterfinal at Amherst on Sunday afternoon in a 1-0 final.

The fifth-seeded Polar Bears (9-5-2) played at fourth-seeded Amherst (12-3-1) in a rematch of the teams' NESCAC opening weekend contest.

Game Highlights

  • Ten minutes into the game, Bowdoin nearly converted on a corner kick that set up Jack Shultz for a blast from 30 yards out. Bernie White denied the initial shot and subsequent rebound.  
  • Dane Lind responded five minutes later with a point-blank volley that Chris Kingston blocked.
  • At 20:31, Amherst's Andres Pascual-Leone scored the game's lone goal. Bryce Jonhson found Pascual-Leone on the far left post with a throw in. Pascaual-Leone volleyed his shot off the Kingston and just barely over the goal line.
  • Ten minutes later, Kingston made a diving save on a shot that was heading for the top right corner.

By the Numbers

  • Kingston made eight stops for the Polar Bears.
  • White made five saves for Amherst.
  • Amherst held a 19-8 shot advantage.
  • Bowdoin took a 6-5 edge in corner kicks.