MSOC: Terriers Play USM to 0-0 Draw

MSOC: Terriers Play USM to 0-0 Draw

WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College played the University of Southern Maine to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday evening at Smith Field.

USM held the advantage in shots in the first half, taking six attempts to Thomas' two. The Huskies also gained a corner kick opportunity but were unable to convert.

Thomas turned the tides in the second, holding a 9-3 advantage in shots while tilting the field in their favor late in regulation.

The Huskies held the share of advantages in the first overtime, outshooting Thomas 5-1. After 100 minutes of action, the game stayed a stalemate with neither team registering a shot in the second OT and the game playing to a 0-0 draw.

The Terriers held a 55% to 45% advantage in possession in the game, with 67% of that possession time on the Huskies' side of the field.

Jonathan LeClair (Belmont, N.H.) started in net for Thomas, making one save in the first half. He was relieved by Nick Chandler (Wells, Maine) who played the final 65 minutes, making five saves to get Thomas the combined shutout. Cameron Atherton went the distance for USM, making three saves in the shutout.

Thomas will open their North Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday, September 14 when they travel to SUNY Canton for a 1:00 PM game.