|Trinity College||Bowdoin College|
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin men’s soccer team played over 100 minutes of scoreless soccer before Henry Farr put away a Trinity game-winner in double overtime to give the Bantams a 1-0 victory on Saturday afternoon.
The Polar Bears fall to 5-3-2 on the season with a 1-3-1 mark in NESCAC play. The Bantams leave Brunswick 6-4-0 and 3-4-0 in conference play.
Bowdoin challenged Domenic Quade and the Trinity defense early. Moctar Niang missed high and Cedric Charlier forced a diving save with a pair of shots from the top of the box.
Matt Firestone broke away in the 61st minute for a one-on-one with Bowdoin keeper Noah Safian. Safian denied Firestone to keep the game scoreless.
Sam Milbury skyed a ball just over the net in the 81st minute, quickly followed by an Ethan Ellsworth shot off the crossbar.
In the final minute of regulation, Bowdoin earned a corner kick but was unable to convert.
Bowdoin opened the first overtime with a flurry of shots on goal. Charlier booted a shot on goal from inside the box, but saw the ball blocked on the line by a defender.
Oliver Murphy set up Farr for the game winner just 39 seconds into the second overtime. With the ball played down the left side, Trinity centered a pass into the middle of the box. Murphy found Farr with a light through pass that set up the game-wiinner. Farr toed the ball over Safian to give the Bantams the win.
Bowdoin held a slight 17-14 edge in shots and 6-3 corner kick advantage. Quade made six saves while Safian made three. Stevie Van Siclen started in net for the Polar Bears and recorded one stop in 39 minutes of action.