Men's Soccer Tops Tufts For Third Consecutive Shutout

September 15, 2007

The Middlebury men's soccer team posted its third consecutive win by shutout to start the 2007 season, scoring a 1-0 victory at Tufts in a NESCAC game played at Kraft Field on Saturday afternoon.

Casey Ftorek scored the game's only goal in the 59th minute. The Panthers took advantage of a misplayed header with Carson Cornbrooks passing to Ftorek for a shot at the top of the box that found the back of the net.

Middlebury improves to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in NESCAC and have out-scored their opponents 5-0 so far this fall. Tufts remained winless at 0-2-1 overall and 0-1-1 in NESCAC.

Tufts finished with a 10-9 edge in shots, including 7-2 in the second half. Middlebury keeper Brian Bush finished with six saves, while David McKeon had two stops in the Tufts goal.

Middlebury 1, Tufts 0
At Somerville, MA

Saturday, September 15, 2007
Middlebury (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) 0 1 = 1
Tufts (0-2-1, 0-1-1 NESCAC) 0 0 = 0

Scoring: M, Casey Ftorek (Carson Cornbrooks) 59:25.

Goalkeeping: M, Brian Bush (90:00 _ 0 GA) 6 saves; T, David McKeon (90:00 _ 1 GA) 2 saves.

Shots: M, 9; T, 10.
Corner Kicks: M, 8; T, 3.