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Endicott Downs Babson, 3-2 (2OT)

Endicott Downs Babson, 3-2 (2OT)

BABSON PARK, Mass. — Tied 2-2 with seven minutes remaining in the second overtime period, Endicott freshman midfielder William Poreda (Duxbury, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal off of an assist from Evan Couchot (Mason, Ohio) to send the Gulls home with a 3-2 victory over Babson.

Endicott found itself down 1-0 after 45 minutes but scored two straight goals through Arian Pilja (Arlington, Mass.) and Couchot (penalty kick) to take a 2-1 lead.

The Gulls lead lasted up until about 10 minutes left in regulation before the Beavers tied the contest at 2-2 to send the game to overtime.


  • Poreda received the ball from Couchot and proceeded to chip the Babson goalkeeper to secure the 3-2 Endicott victory.
  • Babson was chosen to finish first in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) preseason poll.
  • The Beavers had not let up a goal in three straight games before today. 
  • With the win, the Gulls move to 3-1-0 against NEWMAC opponents this season.
  • Poreda was named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Rookie of The Week on Monday.
  • Couchot also registered an assist on Pilja's goal.


Endicott (5-3-1) travels to Curry on Friday, October 4 for a 6:30 PM match. Babson (5-4-1) hosts MIT on Saturday, October 5 at 1 PM. 

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)

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