STANDISH, Maine – The Saint Joseph's College men's soccer team pinned a 1-0 setback on the Polar Bears on Tuesday night to remain perfect in 2017.
The Monks (6-0-1) earned the program's first victory over the Polar Bears (4-2), having fallen to Bowdoin in their previous four meetings.
- After controlling play in the opening half, the Monks broke through in the 27th minute. Noah Robinson received a leading pass down the left sideline from Colby Elliot and turned the corner. Robinson booted a shot to the top right corner for the game's lone goal.
- Bowdoin stepped up pressure in the second half but was unable to figure out Saint Joseph's defense. Will Herman had a promising bid from close range and forced Monks keeper Blake Mullen to make a diving stop.
By the Numbers
- The Monks held a 16-5 shot advantage, while the Polar Bears held a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.
- Stevie Van Siclen made four stops for Bowdoin. Mullen had three saves for the Monks.
- Bowdoin hosts Middlebury on Saturday afternoon with a 12:00 p.m. start.