Six straight for the Panthers
December 18, 2003
Date: September 27, 2003<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Site: Middlebury, Vt.
TEAM 1 2 OT OT F
Colby (3-1-1) 1 0 - - 1
Middlebury (6-0) 2 2 - - 4
P T Time Player (assists) Score
1 C 12:06 Ryan Boccuzzi (penalty kick) 1-0 C
1 M 15:00 Pat Saunders (Andrew Stewart) 1-1 tie
1 M 40:30 John Sales 2-1 M
2 M 65:25 Sales (Jason Griffiths) 3-1 M
2 M 76:18 Sam Raymond (Stewart) 4-1 M
Name MP SAVES GA
Craig Hirsh-M 90 0 0
Brian Davidson-C 90 6 4
MIDDLEBURY IMPROVES TO 6-0
MIDDLEBURY, Vermont - Middlebury handed Colby its first loss of the season en route a 4-1 win as they improved to 6-0 on the season. The Panthers allowed their first goal of the season in the game, although it was on a penalty kick, ending the scoreless streak at 462 minutes. This is the best start to a season for Middlebury since the '98 team opened the season at 13-0.
Following the converted penalty kick from Ryan Boccuzzi, Pat Saunders tied the game for Middlebury less than three minutes later, as he headed in a corner kick from Andrew Stewart. The Panthers took a 2-1 lead late in the half when John Sales scored with a rocket from 25 yards away. In the second half, Sales notched his second of the game at 65:25, while Sam Raymond converted a Stewart pass to make it a 4-1 final.