Men's soccer drops league game to Panthers

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 29, 2007
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. --- The Colby College men's soccer team got on the scoreboard quickly, but Middlebury College stayed unbeaten this season with a 3-1 win over the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Saturday.

The Mules scored the first goal of the year on Middlebury (6-0) when Nate Seiberling headed in a cross from Logan King just 4:34 into the game. The Panthers went the first 454 minutes of the season without allowing a goal.

Middlebury bounced back when Casey Ftorek tallied at 8:27 and the two teams battled the rest of the way to a 1-1 halftime tie. David LaRocca and Baer Fisher added second-half goals for the Panthers.

Dan Marden kept Colby in the game with 12 saves, while Brian Bush had six stops for Middlebury.

Middlebury 3, Colby 1

Colby          1#0----1

Middlebury      1#2----3

C-1st (4:34) ­ Nate Seiberling (Logan King)

M-1st (8:27) ­ Casey Ftorek (Baer Fisher, David LaRocca)

M-2nd (53:55) ­ LaRocca

M-2nd (72:24) ­ Fisher (Alex Elias)

Goalies: Brian Bush-M (90 min., 6 saves, 1 GA); Dan Marden-C (90 min., 12 saves, 3 GA).

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