Privateers Edge Mariners

Privateers Edge Mariners

NORTFIELD, Vt. – Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer fell to SUNY Maritime 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at Norwich University's Sabine Field.

The Mariners fall to 0-3-1, while the Privateers improve to 4-0. Maine Maritime returns to action next Saturday, September 15 at UMaine-Farmington at 3:30 pm for their North Atlantic Conference (NAC) opener.  

Dylan Labun (Belgrade, Maine) tallied his first goal of the season in the 39th minute when he redirected Trevor Richards' (Greenville, Maine) header following a Mariner corner kick.

The Privateers struck late in the first half on a goal from Anthony Palazzolo to send the team into halftime tied at 1-1.

Neil Dillon scored the game-winning goal for the Privateers in the 62nd minute.

SUNY Maritime held a 30-11 edge in shots, and a 9-4 advantage in corner kicks.

Maine Maritime's Andrew Coleman (Saco, Maine) made eight saves in the loss, while Michael Rodriguez made five saves in the victory for SUNY.