Lots of shots in men's soccer 0-0 tie

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 16, 2009
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Josh Lyvers

CASTINE, Maine --- The Colby College men's soccer team put up hockey type numbers for shots on goal with 56, but Maine Maritime Academy kept the Mules off the scoreboard in a 0-0 non-conference tie on Wednesday night.

Colby (0-1-1) had a 56-6 shot advantage and an 11-4 edge in corner kicks. However, Mariner goalkeeper Jeff Butland stopped 16 shots.

Josh Lyvers had 11 shots to lead Colby, while Scott Brown had eight and Peter Randall finished with seven. All three players had more shots than the Mariners entire team.

The Mules had a 20-0 shot advantage in the first half, 17-5 in the second, and then a 19-1 margin in the overtime sessions.

Doug Sibor played the first half and Dan Marden played the second half and overtime in goal for the Mules, who play at Wesleyan University at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Neither Colby goalie had to make a save.

Colby 0, Maine Maritime 0, 2 OT

Colby     0#0#0#0---0

MMA    0#0#0#0---0

                Shots: Colby 56, Maine Maritime 6. Corner kicks: Colby 11, Maine Maritime 4. Goalies: Doug Sibor (Colby, 45:00, 0 GA, 0 saves) and Dan Marden (Colby, 65:00, 0 GA, 0 saves); Jeff Butland (MMA, 110:00, 0 GA, 16 saves).

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