September 26, 2012

Bengals retain Potato Barrel

Fort Kent, Maine – The UMaine-Fort Kent men's soccer team defeated U-Maine-Presque Isle 10-0 Wednesday afternoon in a USCAA match-up from Fort Kent, Maine.  The contest was the 35th Annual Potato Barrel match between the two Aroostook County schools who began the series in 1978.  With the victory, UMFK has now claimed the last twelve Potato Barrels.

On Wednesday, The Bengals (9-0-0) offense erupted for ten goals on the day and UMFK outshot UMPI 29-2 on target and held a 14-0 edge in corner kicks.  Kennard Brown led a well balanced scoring attack for UMFK with two goals and an assist on the day.

Joshua MacKinnon (Jr./ Lismore, Nova Scotia) and Ryan VanBuskirk (So./ Renton, WA) combined to 18 saves on 29 UMFK shots for 4-5-0 UMPI.

UMPI will travel to Boston, MA where they will play Fisher College on Saturday.