Pritchard Brace Leads Husson Over Southern Maine 2-1

Pritchard Brace Leads Husson Over Southern Maine 2-1


BANGOR, Maine –  Cai Pritchard scored his second goal of the game in the 68th minute to break up a 1-1 tie and deliver a 2-1 victory for the Husson University Eagles over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a non-conference men's game Friday night at Boucher Field. 

The win is the first of the season for the Eagles who are now 1-2.  Southern Maine falls to 0-3-1 with the loss. 

            Pritchard put the Eagles up 1-0 late in the first half, knocking in his first goal of the game in the 35th minute, converting an Ali Essallamy assist. Husson's 1-0 lead stood through the half. 

            Southern Maine quickly equalized in the second half as junior Peter Mayhorn (Waterville, Maine) notched his first goal of the season, and first in a Huskies' uniform, in the 50th minute.  The game remained locked up at one goal each until Pritchard's game-winner in the 68th. 

            Southern Maine sophomore goalkeeper Cameron Atherton (New Milford, Conn.) made a pair of saves for the Huskies in the loss.  Husson goalkeeper Benjamin Powell stopped four.  Husson held a 19-10 advantage in shots. 

Southern Maine remains on the road for its next contest and will take on St. Joseph's College (Maine) at 6:00 pm on Monday.