May 21, 2018
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Danssaert leads Bowdoin men’s soccer team by USM 8-0


GORHAM, Maine — Junior Zach Danssaert had two goals and an assist and senior Eddie Jones tallied a goal and two assists as the Bowdoin College Polar Bears rolled past the University of Southern Maine Huskies 8-0 in a non-conference men’s soccer match Monday.

The Polar Bears (1-1) built a 2-0 lead in the opening half on goals from junior Ben Brewster and Danssaert. Jones assisted on both goals. Brewster picked up his goal in the sixth minute of play flicking in a header of a Jones throw-in. Danssaert doubled the advantage in the 29th minute redirecting a Jones cross from the left wing channel with his head.

Senior Michael Gale, sophomore Daniel Melong, Jones, sophomore Eric Goitia, Danssaert and sophomore Sam White also scored for Bowdoin.

Junior Will Wise and sophomore Ian McNamara shared the shutout with Wise making one save. Freshman Chad O’Brien started for the Huskies (1-4) and made five saves before giving way to classmate Korey Mulherin with 18 minutes to play. Mulherin recorded three stops.

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