Connecticut College 1, Coast Guard 0 Manoogian's Goal Lifts Camels to Victory in 40th Meeting of Whaling City Rivals

Connecticut College 1, Coast Guard 0 Manoogian's Goal Lifts Camels to Victory in 40th Meeting of Whaling City Rivals

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Ben Manoogian (Peabody, Mass.) scored in the 33rd minute of play to lead the Connecticut College men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory against the Coast Guard in the 40th meeting of these Whaling City Rivals on Tempel Green today.

The surging Camels improved their record to 4-1 with their third straight win. The Bears suffered their first setback of the 2016, falling to 5-1-1.
 
The Camels got on the board in the 33rd minute of action. Senior Charlie Overton (Far Hills, N.J.) was awarded a free kick 30 yards from the goal line. Overton was able connect with Chris Lockwood (Glastonbury, Conn.) who made a post-to-post pass to Manoogian, who one-timed one into the back of the net for his fifth goal of the season.
 

But The Coast Guard threatened in the closing minute of the first stanza. Sophomore Garett Magill (Warrenton, Va.) had a great bid to tie the game but his blast sailed wide right at time expired.

In the second stanza, the Camels nearly doubled their lead when Graham Koval (Crested Butte, Colo.) uncorked a shot from the left side of the box 2:40 into the frame but his shot sailed wide. Coast Guard junior Luke Telang (Niantic, Conn.) fired a shot from the right side of the box with 27:10 remaining but Cameron was able to dive to the ground to make the save for the Camels.
After a red card was issued to Connecticut College in the 56th minute, the hosts had to play the remainder of the game a man down.  A shot by sophomore Griffin Klages (Aldie, Va.) was saved by Cameron with 8:35 remaining in regulation. Junior Luke Telang (Providence, R.I.) had another shot for the Bears that was saved by Cameron with 4:34 to go.
 
But the Camels were able to close out the shutout win in front of their home crowd. Sophomore Michael Milhollen (Foxboro, Mass.) and senior James Losito (Berkeley, Calif.) did a nice job winning possessions and clearing the ball out of harm's way

Cameron finished with five saves in the shutout for the Camels.

Connecticut College now leads the all-time series 26-11-3.