Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer scored two-late game goals to pick up a season opening 2-0 victory over the University of New England at Ritchie Field. The victory was the first Maine Maritime win over UNE since 2011.
Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer picked up an important 2-1 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) victory over Johnson State College on Ritchie Field.
Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer scored two late-game goals to fight back from a 1-0 deficit and defeat Thomas College 2-1 in the North Atlantic Conference Quarterfinals.
After helping lead the Mariners to a 2-0 victory over the University of New England on Friday in the team's season opener, Backus, an instrumental member of the defense that held the Nor'easters to nine shots (five on goal) en route to the shutout, was named NAC Defensive Player of the Week.
Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer cruised to an 8-0 victory over Green Mountain College in North Atlantic Conference action. With the win, the Mariners clinched the sixth seed in the NAC Men's Soccer Championship Tournament.
Maine Maritime's sophomore defender Evan Backus and senior midfielder Ike Doiron were named to the North Atlantic Conference Second Team, while senior Tom Samson was named to the NAC Men's Soccer Sportsmanship Team.
Matt Caron sits at fifth all-time with five game-winning goals.
Ike Doiron tied the Maine Maritime career-record for most penalty kicks made (4).