|Hamilton College||Bowdoin College|
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Hamilton men’s soccer team scored a pair of quick first half goals and held on for a 2-1 win at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.
The loss is Bowdoin’s second conference setback of the year, falling to 9-3-0 (5-2-0 NESCAC). The Continentals pick up a win to climb to 6-4-2 (3-4-1 NESCAC).
Hamilton took a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute. Stevie Van Siclen made a diving save to deny an initial bid, but Bobby Chapman waited near the right post to put back the rebound.
Two minutes later Chapman doubled the Continentals lead. This time, the junior finished off a left side feed from Aidan Wood.
Bowdoin stepped up pressure in the second half, outshooting the Continentals 9-4, and eventually earned a penalty kick. Wilson MacMillan converted on the opportunity to cut the lead in half.
By the Numbers
Van Siclen ended the day with five saves.
Linds Cadwell picked up seven stops for Hamilton.
Bowdoin held a 17-9 edge in shots and 6-2 corner kick advantage.
Bowdoin hosts Colby on Tuesday afternoon with a 2:30 p.m. start.
The Continentals travel to Williams on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m