BURLINGTON, Vt. – Senior goalkeeper Colin O'Donnell (Hampden, Mass.) stopped three of four shots on goal, but a late first half tally by the University of Vermont proved to be the deciding factor, as the University of New Hampshire men's soccer team fell to the Catamounts, 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Centennial Field.

The loss halts UNH's undefeated streak at seven games, as the Wildcats fall to 5-1-2 overall and 0-1-0 in America East play, in the squad's conference opener. As for the Catamounts, they improve to 6-2-3 overall and 1-0-0 in conference play.

Zach Paul tallied the game-winner for UVM off a direct pass from Malick Camara, beating O'Donnell in a one-on-one opportunity, finding the back of the net at 40:19. D.J. Edler was also credited with an assist on the play.

Vermont outshot New Hampshire 13-6 in the contest, as the 'Cats notched three shots in each period of play. Despite the disadvantage in shots, the Wildcats held a 4-3 advantage in corner kicks. Steven Palumbo (Kingston, N.H.) led the way for UNH with two shots. 

New Hampshire returns to action Wednesday, Oct. 6 when the 'Cats continue their string of road games taking on Michigan State University at 4 p.m. at the DeMartin Soccer Complex.

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