Samuels Picks Up Ninth Career Shutout
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College and visiting McDaniel played a scoreless, double overtime tie in a Centennial Conference men's soccer game played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Washington College 0, McDaniel 0 (2OT)
How It Happened
- Zack Urbanski had the first good scoring chance of the night for the Shoremen, sending a shot on goal 26:57 into the match that forced McDaniel goalkeeper Aaron Bilbie. Kevin Sawyer collected the rebound four seconds later, but his shot went off the outer frame of the goal.
- Each team took four shots and earned one corner kick in the opening half of play.
- Del Jenkins put a shot on goal for Washington just 1:04 into the second half, but it was saved.
- James Strine took a corner kick in the 67th minute that almost went in, but bounced off the top of the crossbar.
- Drake Pew had the best scoring chance of the night for the Green Terror with 9:36 to go, but his shot from 15 yards out was saved by Shoremen goalkeeper Josh Samuels. It would be the last shot on goal of regulation for either team.
- The Shoremen managed three corner kicks and three shots in the first overtime period, the last coming from Strine with 1:42 to go which was saved. McDaniel took one shot in the first overtime, as Pew sent a shot wide to the left with 19 seconds to go.
- Liam Mansfield put a header on goal 1:45 into the second overtime, but it was comfortably saved by Bilbie.
- Christian Keller nearly won the game for Washington with just 11 seconds left in the second overtime, but his shot from the left hand side of the box from 10 yards away went over top of the crossbar by a couple of inches.
For the Shoremen (4-4-2 Overall, 1-2-1 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Samuels (two saves, zero goals allowed, 110:00).
- The Shoremen held a 19-11 advantage in shots and a 7-2 advantage in corner kicks.
For McDaniel (4-3-2 Overall, 1-2-1 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: None.
- Goalkeeper: Bilbie (six saves, zero goals allowed, 110:00).
- McDaniel was whistled for 12 fouls in the contest, while Washington was called for a foul 20 times.
- Strine was named the Goose Nation TV Shoremen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the second time in his career.
- The last time the Shoremen and the Green Terror played to a scoreless tie was back on November 4th, 2000, when McDaniel was still known as Western Maryland.
Up Next for the Shoremen
10/6 v. Dickinson - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game).
- The Red Devils defeated the Shoremen 3-2 in Carlisle last year.
- The last meeting between the two teams in Chestertown was in the first round of the Centennial Conference Tournament in 2016, a 1-0 win for the Shoremen in the team's first postseason game in 16 years.