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Men’s Soccer Blanked at Bates

Men’s Soccer Blanked at Bates

Hartford, Conn. —  The Trinity College men’s soccer program dropped its fifth NESCAC contest of the season Sunday afternoon, falling on the road to Bates 2-0. The Bobcats (6-2-1, 2-2-1) netted two goals in a span of three minutes in the first half, handing the Bantams (1-9-0, 0-5-0) its second loss of the weekend.

The Bantams finished the afternoon with just four shots total, finding a target on just two occasions. The defense held its own, despite allowing 18 shots total against the Bobcats.

After 32 minutes of scoreless action, the hosts took the lead. Sophomore Alex Szwarcewicz (Newton, Mass.) took a feed from classmate Frederick Hohmann (Bonn, Germany) take score the game’s first goal; just three minutes later, senior Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene (Bronx, N.Y.) doubled the lead, ultimately scoring the game’s last goal.

Sophomore Everett Lyons (Southport, Conn.) played another exceptional game between the pipes, making a game-high seven saves and allowing two goals through 90 minutes of action. Freshman Alex Guglielmo (New Rochelle, N.Y.) led the team in shots, putting two on in the setback.

The Bantams are back in action Saturday, October 12, hosting Hamilton for a 2 p.m. kickoff.