Men's Soccer Tames Terriers in Midweek Matchup

Drake Byrd tallied Bowdoin's third and final goal
Drake Byrd tallied Bowdoin's third and final goal

WATERVILLE, Maine – The Bowdoin men's soccer team scored three first half goals to collect a 3-1 midweek win over Thomas College on Wednesday evening.

The Polar Bears climb to 6-2-4 on the season. The Terriers fall to 6-7-1.

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin got on the board just 4:31 into action. Julian Juantorena fed Charlie Ward in the center, three yards from the top of the box, and Ward launched a shot neatly into the top left corner.
  • Dylan Reid nearly converted on a corner kick, heading the ball from the far left side only to see the ball turned away by a Thomas header inside the post
  • Alex Chaban doubled the lead in the 26th minute. With a Thomas defender trying to make a quick pass, Chaban intercepted and took two steps before skimming a ball across the turf from the top right corner of the box to the far post.
  • Michael Webber made his first save of the game in the 31st minute, swatting the ball over the crossbar on a close-range chip from Drew Parsons.
  • With six minutes remaining in the half, Drake Byrd made it 3-0. Byrd bested a pair of defenders and booted a left footed shot inside the near post.
  • Thomas broke through at 41:01 on a successful penalty kick off the foot of Parsons.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin held a 24-9 shot advantage and 12-5 edge in corner kicks.
  • Webber made three saves.
  • Jonathan LeClair made two saves in the first half. John Villanueva made a pair in the second frame.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears host Colby on Wednesday, October 26, at 3:00 PM.