Men's Soccer shutout by visiting Seahawks
Salve Regina University’s Ken Johnson (Colonia, N.J.) would net the game-winner with just under 20 minutes remaining in regulation to lift the Seahawks past the New England College Pilgrims 1-0 Saturday afternoon in Henniker. With the win the Seahawks even their overall record at 2-2-0 and improve to 1-0-0 in TCCC play. The loss drops the Pilgrims to 2-2-0 on the season and 0-1-0 in the conference.
Salve Regina’s Ken Johnson would break the scoring drought at the 71:50 mark as he would score what would eventually be the game-winner off a nice pass through the middle from Tony Lania (Concord, Mass.)
The Pilgrims would have an opportunity late as Aaron Kolb (New Durham, N.H.) would fire a shot on net in the 79th minute but Seahawk keeper Kurt Ginthwain (Tolland, Conn.) would make the save. NEC would record three shots wide of the net in the final seven minutes as Salve Regain would hold on for the 1-0 victory.
The Pilgrims would finish the afternoon with the slight advantage in shots leading the Seahawks 12-11.
Picking up the shutout win in net for Salve Regina was Ginthwain who recorded five saves. In net for NEC was Pat Harkin (Scituate, R.I.) who finished with six saves.