Men's Soccer Falls to Cardinals in Saturday Matchup

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MIDDLETON, Conn. – The Bowdoin men's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears fall to 2-3-0 (0-2-0 NESCAC). The Cardinals pick up a win in their first conference game of the season (2-2-0, 1-0-0 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Wesleyan got on the board 4:06 into the game as Mike Gallo took advantage of a defensive breakdown to put the hosts ahead.
  • The Polar Bears looked for an equalizer, but the Wesleyan defense denied four back-to-back opportunities.
  • The Cardinals doubled their tally in the 24th minute as James Schubauer headed a shot into the back of the net.
  • Moctar Niang nearly put Bowdoin on the board in the 79th minute, but watched as his header soared just wide.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin outshot Wesleyan by a 15-9 mark and held a 4-3 edge in corner kicks.
  • Chris Franklin made five saves for the Cardinals.
  • Owen Wolfson made three stops for Bowdoin.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at Middlebury next Saturday at noon.