Presque Isle, ME – The University of Maine at Presque Isle Men's soccer team celebrated their last home match of the season. The Owls celebrated senior day for three players, Chad Bartlett (Sr. Bradley, ME), Parker Thompson (Sr. Washburn, ME), and Allen Stanback (Sr. Salem, NJ). All were accompanied by Coach Gordon, their teammates, family and friends. The Owls took on a tough Maine Maritime Academy opponent that came away with a 4-0 victory.
The teams went back and forth early in the match with the Owls two shots on goal compared to the Mariners four, until the fifth shot on goal by MMA was put in the back of the net. UMPI would battle on the defensive end through the rest of the first half not allowing another shot attempt the remainder of the first half.
The Mariners came out strong in the second half with an early goal in the 49th minute. MMA never looked back from that point as they scored two more goals and holding the Owls to one shot in the second half.
The Mariners advance to 11-3-1 and 6-1 in the conference while UMPI moves to 6-8 and 1-6 in the conference. The Owls will finish off their season with a match at Husson University in Bangor, ME. This Tuesday at 5:30 PM.