Men’s Varsity Soccer – Week in Review – Sept 12th to Sept 17th
Hyde-Bath traveled south to Woodstock CT to play their sister school in a rivalry game on Friday, September 16th, 2011. The Woodstock side presented well from the very first whistle, capitalizing on an early chance in the 6th minute, and then again in 21st minute. With the Bath side reeling, Woodstock scored again in the 26th minute. Bath was severely outworked throughout the contest and Woodstock found the back of the net again in the 60th minute. Shots were Bath 6 to Woodstock 11. Corners were bath 2 to Woodstock 6. There were no cards on the contest.
Standouts in the contest for Hyde Bath were Nabil Eshraghian ’13 in the back and Scott Georgaklis ’12 in lifting up the energy for the flagging away side. Rafael Dib ’13 worked very hard throughout the match giving his team encouragement and some solid chances that they were unable to capitalize on. Jamal Frazer-Borden ’13 showed real heart and passion despite the tough loss.
On September 17th, 2011, Hyde-Bath traveled to play Marianapolis Prep on a sunny fall morning. The game was even through the first half with the Bath side finding the first goal in the 32nd minute. Mike Burke ’13 had the goal with the assist going to Jamal Frazer-Borden ’13. The half ended 1-0 favoring Hyde. Early in the second half Marianapolis found the equalizer in the 48th minute. The scoring opened up from there with Hyde finding the back of the net twice in the 56th on a PK from Frazer-Borden and then the 57th minute from Wilson MacMillan ‘14 with Frazer-Borden on the assist. Marianapolis scored again in the 63rd minute to draw within one and then found the equalizer on a PK awarded from a foul by the Hyde goal keeper at the 80th minute. The game winner was scored in the 88th minute by the Marianapolis side. Hyde had two late chances to tie the match but failed to convert.
Standouts in this contest were Wilson MacMillan ’14 for his serious coachability and hard work. Chester Hill ’12 really rallied from a poor performance on Friday with a great performance on Saturday. Talin Rowe ’14 worked very hard in both matches, saving a goal with his head early in the first half to keep his side in the lead at the time. More hard work from the back was shown by Jon Lee ’12 who is really turning into a reliable player at fullback. Jamal Frazer-Borden ’13 worked very hard throughout the match.