Oct 01, 2016
NEW LONDON, Conn.—Sophomore Chris Lockwood (Glastonbury, Conn.) scored with 8:46 remaining in regulation to lead the Connecticut College men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory against conference rival Williams College in a re-match of a 2015 NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal game played last November.The Camels improved their record to 6-2 and are 3-2 in conference play. Williams fell to 6-2-1 and are 3-2-1 in NESCAC play.Williams opened the scoring in the fifth minute of action. Mohammed Rashid (Accra, Ghana) delivered a cross to junior Malcolm Singleton (Atlanta, Ga.) who went upstairs with a shot at the near post for the goal.But the Camels answered in the 31st minute of play. Senior Pat Devlin (Washington Crossing, Pa.) rifled home a penalty kick to even things up at 1-1. It was Devlin's league leading eighth goal of the season.Williams had their chances, especially in the second half of the game. Senior Malcolm Moutenot (Nashville, Tenn.) tested Connecticut College senior keeper Mark Cameron (Atlanta, Ga.) with a blast from 20 yards out with 33:10 on the clock.But Cameron was able to come up with one of his five stops in the contest to keep the game tied.In the 82nd minute, the Camels were able to take the lead for good. Sophomore Christian Murphy (Newport News, Va.) made a nice move at the right side of the box to break free and fired a shot on Christian Alcorn (Richmond, Va.) that was saved. But Lockwood pounced on the rebound at the far post and put in what proved to be the game-winner.Alcorn made five saves in the loss for the visitors.
Shots were pretty much even with the Camels holing a slim 9-to-8 advantage.