Oct. 16, 2007
LEWISTON, ME - Bates sophomore back Patrick King (Gorham, ME) ended a scoreless tie with a goal in the 61st minute, sending the host Bobcats to a 1-0 victory in non-conference over Endicott College in Lewiston, Maine.
King accepted a pass from senior Brent Morin (Hanover, NH) from inside the penalty area and drilled a shot past Endicott senior goalie Cameron Twiss (Reading, MA/Bishop Fenwick) into the upper portion of the net. The goal stood up as the game-winner for Bates, which raised its record to 4-7-1 while the visiting Gulls fell to 1-9-3.
Twiss had eight saves in 71 minutes of goalkeeping for Endicott, while junior Scott Emmens (Wethersfield, CT/Wethersfield) turned away one shot in 19 minutes.
Bates' seniors Aaron Schleicher (Londonderry, NH) and Robert Wesley-Munro (Walpole, MA) split halves for Bates, with Schleicher starting and recording two saves, and Wesley-Munro earning the win while also saving two shots. Bates outshot Endicott by a 23-8 margin.
The Bobcats will host Middlebury in a NESCAC contest on Homecoming Saturday at 2 p.m.; Endicott will host Eastern Nazarene this Thursday night. That game will be webcasted on Endicott All-Access beginning at 6:00 PM.