TROY - The Vassar College men’s soccer team’s defense held strong against a determined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offense Saturday afternoon. Led by senior goalkeeper Ryan Grimme, the Brewers finished the day with a 0-0 tie.
Grimme faced 22 shots with 11 on goal for a season high and collegiate career high 11 saves. Three of his saves came in overtime. Nathaniel Gunderson with six shots and two on goal led the Engineers. Matt Koziol also had two shots on goal out of his four.
Vassar’s offense was led by junior Tom Wiechert who had three shots with one on goal. Following Wiechert was sophomore Cosmo Veneziale with two shots. In total, the Brewer offense fired 12 shots with three on goal against RPI’s Rob Dewald.
The Brewers (7-4-4, 2-1-3 Liberty League) will next travel to Schenectady, NY to face Union College at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 30th in Liberty League action. The Engineers (10-4-2, 5-1-2 Liberty League) will next host Keene State in non-league action on October 29th.