Hamilton Holds Off Men's Soccer

Wilson MacMillan cut into Hamilton's lead with a penalty kick in the second half.
Wilson MacMillan cut into Hamilton's lead with a penalty kick in the second half.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Hamilton men's soccer team scored a pair of quick first half goals and held on for a 2-1 win at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.

The loss is Bowdoin's second conference setback of the year, falling to 9-3-0 (5-2-0 NESCAC). The Continentals pick up a win to climb to 6-4-2 (3-4-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Hamilton took a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute. Stevie Van Siclen made a diving save to deny an initial bid, but Bobby Chapman waited near the right post to put back the rebound.
  • Two minutes later Chapman doubled the Continentals lead. This time, the junior finished off a left side feed from Aidan Wood.
  • Bowdoin stepped up pressure in the second half, outshooting the Continentals 9-4, and eventually earned a penalty kick. Wilson MacMillan converted on the opportunity to cut the lead in half.

By the Numbers

  • Van Siclen ended the day with five saves.
  • Linds Cadwell picked up seven stops for Hamilton.
  • Bowdoin held a 17-9 edge in shots and 6-2 corner kick advantage. 

Up Next

  • Bowdoin hosts Colby on Tuesday afternoon with a 2:30 p.m. start.
  • The Continentals travel to Williams on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.