Last Second Wesleyan Goal Stuns Men's Hockey

Spencer Antunez gave Bowdoin the lead early in the third period
Spencer Antunez gave Bowdoin the lead early in the third period

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Sean Ross scored with four seconds remaining in regulation to give the Wesleyan men's ice hockey team a late 2-1 victory over visiting Bowdoin on Friday evening.

The Polar Bears drop their fourth NESCAC game since winter break to fall to (4-10-0, 2-7-0). Wesleyan climbs to (7-2-3, 3-2-2).

Game Highlights

  • Neither team could find the back of the net through the first two periods of Friday's game. Spencer Antunez broke through 5:34 into the third for Bowdoin. The senior charged down the right wing and looked to wrap around the back of the net. Before curling behind Wesleyan's net, Antunez put away a no angle shot. Austin Ricci was credited with the assist.
  • Wesleyan knotted the game at 1-1 with 10:18 remaining. Following a faceoff in the left circle in Bowdoin's zone, Vincent Lima fired the puck on net and past Erik Wurman.
  • Ross scored the game winner with four seconds remaining from the left point. His shot rose through traffic and deflected off Wurman before finding the net.

By the Numbers

  • Wurman made 29 stops in net for Bowdoin.
  • George Blinick made as many saves for Wesleyan.
  • Bowdoin went 0-for-5 on the power play, while the Cardinals were 0-for-3.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin plays at Trinity tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 p.m.