Men's soccer falls to Southern Maine

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 30, 2009

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Alex Burnham (North Yarmouth, Maine) played a part in all three goals as the University of Southern Maine men's soccer team got an early goal on the way to a 3-0 non-conference win over Colby College on Wednesday.

Burnham finished with one goal and two assists for the Huskies, who are 5-4 overall and winners of three straight games. He scored the first on a breakaway after taking a pass from back Matt Powers (Strafford, N.H.) just 4:13 into the game.

Colby had a 5-1 advantage in corner kicks and USM only had a shot advantage by one over the Mules.

David Kreps (Agawam, Mass.) had six saves in earning his second shutout of the season.

The Mules (1-5-1) head to Middlebury College for a 1 p.m. game (new start time).

Southern Maine 3, Colby 0

USM      2#1---3

Colby     0#0---0

1st half

USM: Alex Burnham (Matt Powers), 4:13

USM: Peter McHugh (Alex Burnham), 22:50

2nd half

USM: Jeff Soules (Alex Burnham), 50:06

                Shots: USM 9, Colby 8. Corner kicks: USM 1, Colby 5. Goalies: David Kreps (USM, 90:00, 0 GA, 6 saves); Doug Sibor (Colby, 45:00, 2 GA, 1 save) and Dan Marden (Colby, 45:00, 1 GA, 0 saves).



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