Duncan Nets Pair in 2-0 Victory Over Thomas College

Duncan Nets Pair in 2-0 Victory Over Thomas College

STANDISH, Maine – Senior Mitchell Duncan (Sanford, Maine) scored a pair of goals to lift Saint Joseph's College (4-0-2) blank Thomas College (1-5-1), 2-0, in a non-conference men's soccer match at the SJC Athletics Complex on Wednesday night.


Duncan netted his first tally of the evening at the 29:13 mark, when he received a right-to-left pass in the box from junior Noah Elmore (Berlin, Vt.) and slipped a shot past Thomas sophomore netminder Jonathan LeClair (Belmont, N.H.) while slamming into the right goal post.

The senior standout hit pay dirt again in the 59th minute to close out the game scoring.


Saint Joseph's posted sizeable leads in shots (18-2), shots on goal (7-1), and corner kicks (7-0) on the evening.


SJC junior David Walbridge (Hampden, Mass.) made one save in the victory while LeClair turned away five shots for the Terriers.


With the victory Saint Joseph's improves to 14-94 in the history of the series with Thomas College. For the Monks, the win is the program's first versus the Terriers since September 16th, 2008 (W, 2-1).


Saint Joseph's will host conference-rival Albertus Magnus College on Saturday at 1:30 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at www.sjcme.edu.