NEW LONDON, Conn.--(10/29/11)--Sophomore John Epperly scored his third goal of the season in the 57th minute breaking the scoreless tie that lasted better than ten minutes into the second half as Coast Guard beat WPI 2-1 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match.
Senior Brett Godiksen added an insurance goal on a corner kick in the 80th minute giving Godiksen his team leading tenth goal on the season.
Coast Guard and WPI battled through a grueling rain drenched first half that only saw three shots apiece for each team, none finding the back of a net.
Sophomore midfielder John Rendon assisted Epperly's goal in the 57th minute good for Rendon's third assist of the season and giving the Bears the 1-0 lead over the Engineers.
Godiksen's goal in the 80th minute added to the Coast Guard lead by bending a corner kick into the back of the Engineers' net.
Junior Will Leffler played the entire 90 minutes goal for the Bears making three saves for his second win of the year.
WPI scored in the final minute to ruin the shutout for the Bears.
With the loss the WPI Engineers fall to a 9-7 overall record and a 3-3 NEWMAC record.
The Bears end the season with the victory to improve to a 6-9-1 overall record and a 1-4-1 NEWMAC record.
January 6, 2012 Noll Named to Scholar All-East team
November 18, 2011 Godiksen Selected for NEISL All-Star Game
November 10, 2011 Bears Place Three On NEWMAC All-Academic team
November 7, 2011 Godiksen, Kennerley Named All-Conference
October 29, 2011 Bears Close Out Season With Win
October 23, 2011 Bears End Winless Streak With 2-0 Win
October 22, 2011 Bears Fall 2-1 at Conn. College
October 18, 2011 Eastern Conn. Beats Bears 1-0
October 15, 2011 Bears Fall at MIT 2-0
October 12, 2011 Albertus Storms Back to Beat Bears in OT
October 8, 2011 Wheaton Comeback Sinks Bears
October 5, 2011 Bears Shutout at #11 Wesleyan
October 1, 2011 Late Header Leads Pride Past Bears
September 24, 2011 Bears Battle Clark to 1-1 Tie
September 22, 2011 Bears Blank Curry 2-0
September 17, 2011 Babson Blanks Bears 2-0
September 14, 2011 Godiksen Hat Trick Leads Bears Past Mitchell
September 10, 2011 Late Goal Leads Mariners Past Bears
September 7, 2011 Bears Improve to 2-0; Beat Johnson & Wales
September 2, 2011 Godiksen Goal Leads Bears to Opening Night Win