Men’s football faces Mariners in Monday’s clash

BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Bowdoin College men’s football team improved to 5-0-0 for the first time since 1976 with a 5-0 victory over Maine Maritime Academy on Monday afternoon.

The Polar Bears, who have not started a season with five straight wins in 46 seasons, are likely to be ranked in the new Division III poll released Tuesday after a win over Connecticut College last weekend.

game highlights

  • The Polar Bears started early, finding the back of the net with less than nine minutes to play. Drew Phillips took a crossing pass from Tyler Huck and slipped a shot inside the right post at 8:23.
  • Charlie Ward deposited Bowdoin’s second goal in the 24º minute, receiving a pass from Phillips and going over the goalkeepers’ heads to double the Polar Bear’s lead.
  • Everett Horch put home a rebound on the 35º minute to give Bowdoin a 3-0 lead at half-time.
  • Ronaldo Cabral and Mateo Pacelli put in second-half home goals to close the scoring for Bowdoin, who outscored his opponents 18-2 this fall.

by the numbers

  • Cabral and Phillips both had a goal and an assist in Bowdoin’s victory.
  • Michael Webber stopped the only shot on goal he faced in the goal victory.
  • Bowdoin held a 22-2 lead in shooting in the contest.


  • Bowdoin returns to action on Saturday at noon when he welcomes Middlebury to Pickard Field.

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