Men's Soccer Forces Overtime Tie at Hamilton

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CLINTON, N.Y. – The Bowdoin men's soccer team played to a 1-1 double overtime tie at Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears (7-3-1, 3-2-1 NESCAC) erased a first half deficit with an equalizer from Moctar Niang to force overtime with the Continentals (7-5-1, 3-4-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Jefri Schmidt's shot was headed away by a Bowdoin defender at the right post, but Bobby Chapman buried the rebound in the upper right corner. The Hamilton lead came in the 25th minute.
  • Bowdoin tallied its goal five minutes into the second half. Ryan Houseman set up a corner kick from the left side. Niang elevated above the Hamilton defenders to head the ball into the right corner.
  • Bowdoin outshot Hamilton 6-3 in the first overtime, while the Continentals held a 2-1 edge in the second overtime. Chris Kingston turned away a pair of back-to-back shots in the 98th minute.

By the Numbers

  • Kingston made 12 saves in net for the Polar Bears, including three in overtime.
  • Thomas Benson also made 12 saves and a pair in extra time.
  • Hamilton held a slight 29-27 edge in shots, while the Polar Bears held an 11-4 corner kick advantage.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears have a 2:00 p.m. game at Williams on Sunday.