Auburn, ME - The Mustangs dominated Hampshire college Saturday afternoon with a 7-0 win. This was their first playoff win in over a decade.
The scoring started off in the 27th minute with Garrett Addison connecting with Peter Vigna sliding one past the keeper. Danilo Gurthro in minute 29, motivated to contribute took the ball down the wing getting behind a Hampshire defensive line playing the ball across the 18 to find Peter Vigna lying in wait resulting in Vigna netting his second goal of the day. Peter wasn't done though, in the 32nd minute Noah Greene gathered the ball and sprinted down the sideline, sending in a cross to find the Head of Peter Vigna completing his hat trick and the mustangs 3rd goal of the game and capping the half at 3-0.
After a promising first half the Mustangs galloped into the first half with Danilo Guthro shooting a laser from 20 yards out to find the back of the net in the 62nd minute. Then Manuel Kiambuwa netted one after receiving a beautifully timed pass from Garret Addison in the 67th minute. In the 73rd minute the Mustangs were awarded a PK where a calm, cool, cool and collected Samuel Walker blistered the ball past the keeper to give CMCC their 6th goal. Finally Noah Greene finished a well placed ball from Issac Austin giving the Mustangs their 7th and final goal of the game.
After the game, Coach Bryan Wallace, commented, "We started off the game a little slow allowing Hampshire to be competitive in the first 15-minutes, but I think our guys finally woke up and we got back to the style of play that we're accustomed to. It's definitely something we will be working on in preparation for NHTI this coming Saturday but overall I was pleased with how well we played."
The Mustangs are back in action on Saturday the 26th where they will be fighting NHTI for a chance to play in the finals the following day.