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.