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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: September 21, 2010
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College goalkeeper Jayde Bennett (Lynn, Mass.) earned her third shutout in four games this year and Bowdoin College keeper Kat Flaherty (Fairfield, Conn.) picked up her first shutout of the season as the two teams battled to a 0-0 overtime tie in New England Small College Athletic Conference women's soccer play Tuesday.
Colby stays unbeaten with an unusual 1-0-3 overall record and a 0-0-3 mark in league play. The Polar Bears are now 2-1-1 overall and 1-1-1 in the conference.
Bennett stopped four shots and has a .951 save percentage and a 0.43 goals against average in her first collegiate season after missing her first year with an injury. Flaherty, who has played every minute in net for the Polar Bears, had three stops.
Bowdoin had a 21-9 advantage in shots, but Colby had a 10-7 margin in corner kicks. The Mules have had 28 corner kicks this year to the opponent's 10. Colby had a 4-0 advantage in corners in the overtime sessions.
Ellery Gould (East Sandwich, Mass.) had a team-high seven shots for Bowdoin, while Kate Laxson (Wayzata, Minn.) and Mari Crommett (Cumberland, Maine) led the Mules with two shots apiece.
Colby will try to stay unbeaten with another league game Saturday at 11 a.m. at Williams College. Meanwhile, Bowdoin plays at the same time Saturday at Middlebury College.
Colby 0, Bowdoin 0, OT
Shots: Bowdoin 21, Colby 9. Corner kicks: Bowdoin 7, Colby 10. Goalies: Kat Flaherty (Bowdoin, 110:00, 0 GA, 3 saves); Jayde Bennett (Colby, 110:00, 0 GA, 4 saves).