Men's Soccer Grounds Eagles 4-1 On Tuesday Night

Drake Byrd scored two of Bowdoin's four goals against Husson
Drake Byrd scored two of Bowdoin's four goals against Husson

BANGOR, Maine – Drake Byrd scored two goals to lead the Bowdoin men's soccer team to a 4-1 win at Husson on Tuesday evening.

The Polar Bears are 2-1-0 on the season, while the Eagles fall to 1-3-0.

Game Highlights

  • Husson jumped out to an early lead, scoring under three minutes into action. Ben Shumway finished off a feed from Joao Passoni to go up 1-0.
  • Bowdoin broke through in the 25th minute with Byrd's first of the day.
  • The Polar Bears took their first lead of the game with under five minutes remaining in the half. Max McPherron finished off a pass from Matthew Braver to go ahead 2-1.
  • Byrd added a second unassisted tally 11 minutes into the second half. Dylan Reid capped the game with Bowdoin's fourth score of the night, with a helper recorded by Harry Cooper.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin held a 19-7 edge in shots.
  • The Polar Bears had a 6-1 corner kick advantage.
  • Chris Kingston made two stops for Bowdoin.
  • Nikoloz Bulashvili made five saves for Husson.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays its home opener on Saturday at noon when Middlebury comes to Brunswick.