Men’s Soccer Posts 0-1-1 Mark Last Week

Kyle Moffat and the Panther defensive unit limited Norwich to just two shots in Tuesday's contest.
Kyle Moffat and the Panther defensive unit limited Norwich to just two shots in Tuesday's contest.

The Middlebury men’s soccer team posted a record of 0-1-1 last week to begin the 2018 season. The Panthers recorded a 0-0 home draw Tuesday against Norwich, but fell during Saturday’s NESCAC opener to Connecticut College on a goal with 24 seconds left in regulation, 1-0.

  • The Panthers had their best scoring chance against Norwich in the overtime session when rookie Michael McFarlane (Suffield, Conn.) headed a ball that hit the crossbar and went straight down on the goal line before being cleared away.
  • Middlebury possessed a 20-5 edge in shots.
  • Sophomore goalie Matthew Hyer (Sudbury, Mass.) wasn’t forced to make a save in his first career start.
  • Connecticut College scored the contest’s lone goal in the 90th minute, as Matt Butera tapped in a rebound following a save from Hyer on a free kick from 25 yards out.
  • Hyer made nine saves against the Camels, including six in the first half.

• Men’s soccer record: 0-1-1
• Up next: 9/15 vs. Amherst – 12:00 p.m.