Bristol, RI -- The Newbury Nighthawks dropped a 2-0 decision at the hands of Clark University, Sunday afternoon at the RWU/ Squad Locker Classic. The defeat, in the consolation bracket of the tournament, drops the Nighthawks to 0-2 on the young season while Clark improves to 1-0-1.
Clark controls must of the run of play throughout the contest but a valiant Nighthawk defense effort kept Newbury in the contest the entire match. Clark managed to outshoot Newbury 24-4 but Newbury's junior keeper Jarrod Smith (Watertown, NY) managed to save 11 of the 13 shots on goal.
It was a bounce back defensive performance for the Nighthawks after a poor start the season on Saturday afternoon against Roger Williams University.
The Nighthawks will return to action on Wednesday in their home opener when they host Emmanuel College at 3:30 P.M.