ORONO, Maine
- Freshman Dylan George (Bangor, Maine) made the return to his home state of Maine exciting as he tallied his first collegiate point with a goal, leading the University of New Hampshire men’s soccer team to a 1-1 tie with the University of Maine on Saturday afternoon. With the tie in the first conference game of the season the Wildcats’ record adjusts to 3-3-4, 0-0-1 in America East, while Maine moves to 2-7-1, 0-0-1.

George headed the ball into the far top corner of the net to give the Wildcats the 1-0 lead just over 17 minutes into action. Senior Mike Davis (Tigard, Ore.) earned his second assist of the season on the play.

Maine’s Kiaran McCormack ended the Wildcats streak of not allowing an opponent goal with a tally in the 41st minute. The shutout streak spanned 459 minutes and one second, over the course of four games which was started on Sept. 9. Philip Reed took an indirect kick, connceting with McCormack who beat Wildcat goalkeeper Mike Jenne (Vernon, N.Y.). Jenne ended the game with two saves, while Maine keeper Nemanja Kostic posted four.

New Hampshire outshot Maine 13-6, with eight of the Wildcats’ 13 shots coming in the first period of play. New Hampshire had eight corner kick attempts, holding the Black Bears to none.

The Wildcats return home on Wednesday, Oct. 10 when they play host to the University of Vermont. The first America East home game of the season is slated to kickoff at 3 p.m.
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