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#18 St. Lawrence clips Hobart, 1-0

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  • Kyle Evans 

The Hobart College soccer team was defeated by St. Lawrence, 1-0, in the regular season finale for both teams on MacAllaster Field Saturday afternoon. The Statesmen conclude the regular season with an 8-4-5 overall record and a 3-2-4 mark in the Liberty League.

With the win, St. Lawrence (11-1-5, 6-0-3) clinched the Liberty League regular season title Hobart will be the sixth seed in the conference tournament and will take on No. 3 seed Skidmore on Tuesday in a first-round contest.


  • The Saints finished the game with a 16-11 advantage in shots and had all eight of the game’s corner kicks.
  • Christian Burkhart started in goal and made six saves in 90 minutes of work for the Statesmen.


  • Both teams had five shots in the first half.
  • Liam Dillon nearly gave Hobart a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, but Ben Woelfinger smothered the scoring attempt. Nolan Fierro’srebound attempt was blocked by a defender.
  • In the 36th minute, Robbie Caron’s header attempt went just over the crossbar.


  • In the 74th minute, Woelfinger made another big save on an Amad Miller shot.
  • Marvin Sibanda scored the game-winning goal on the counter-attack. Ben Cull was credited with an assist on the goal, serving a perfect long ball to Sibanda, who slipped the shot past Burkhart. It was Sibanda’s seventh goal of the season.


The Statesmen will be back in action on Tuesday, November 1, when they travel to Saratoga Springs, to take on Skidmore. The game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.