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Men's Soccer Drops Regular Season Finale to Conn. College 1-0 on Road

Photo by Peter Stein '84
Photo by Peter Stein '84

Wesleyan University Men's Soccer drops their final contest of the regular season 1-0 to Connecticut College on the road Tue. Oct. 27 in New London, CT. The loss is the Cardinals fifth in a row, and drops them to 7-7-1 overall and 3-6-1 in the NESCAC, while the Camels move to 10-4-1 overall and 5-4-1 in conference play. 

Wesleyan needs a Bates loss or tie to earn the 8th spot in the NESCAC Conference Tournament and travel to Amherst this Saturday to play the now-perfect Lord Jeffs, who go into their last match with a 14-0-0 record, 9-0-0 in NESCAC play. Amherst dispatched the Cardinals 5-0 last Saturday, Oct. 24 in the teams only meeting of 2015. 

The game-winning goal came off the foot of Colin Patch, who beat Wesleyan's goalkeeper, Jack Katkavich,  on a penalty-kick at 61:46. Katkavich finished with two saves on the afternoon, while Conn.'s goalie Austin Dacunha turned away the four shots that came his way. 

Wesleyan was able to force five corner kicks, with four coming in the second half, but they could not get the equalizer into the back of the net. The Camels finished with two corner kicks and tallied 15 fouls to the Cardinal's 12. 

The Cardinals also had nine total shots in the loss, while the Camels had five.