WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College men's soccer team had two players score hat tricks as they defeated Northern Vermont University-Lyndon 12-0 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Smith Field. The Terriers twelve goals are their highest offensive output in a game since 2015.
Woodlin Placide (Les Cayes, Haiti) scored twice in the first five minutes to give the terriers the early lead. MacQuille Walker (Hamilton Parish, Bermuda) curved a corner kick in through the Lyndon keepers' hands to make it 3-0 in the 10th minute. Zenawi Bowen (St. George's, Bermuda) scored his sixth of the year 1:08 later to make it 4-0. Eric LaBrie (Yarmouth, Maine) scored in the 31st minute, before Placide completed his hat trick to make it 6-0. LaBrie scored again in the final minutes of the half to make it 7-0 at the break.
Josh Morrissey (Scarborough, Maine) opened the scoring in the second, netting his third of the year in the 68th minute. Avian Girard (Castries, St. Lucia) scored four minutes later, followed by LaBrie's third of the game in the 82nd minute. Girard scored again in the 84th, before Jack Gallagher (Camden, Maine) made it a 12-0 final score with a goal in the 88th.
Jonathan LeClair (Belmont, N.H.) earned the win for Thomas, making two saves in 45 minutes of action. John Villanueva (Gray, Maine) and Nick Chandler (Wells, Maine) split time in net in the second half.
Thomas will host Northern Vermont University-Johnson in a NAC game on Sunday, October 13 at 12:00 PM.