Bantam Offense Overpowers Polar Bears in Men's Hockey

Ronnie Lestan scored Bowdoin's lone goal of the evening off his own rebound in the third.
Ronnie Lestan scored Bowdoin's lone goal of the evening off his own rebound in the third.

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Trinity men's hockey team scored three times in the second period to cruise a 4-1 victory over Bowdoin in Saturday evening NESCAC action.

Bowdoin slips to 4-11-0 (2-8-0 NESCAC), while the nationally ranked Bantams climb to 9-3-2 (6-1-1 NESCAC.

Game Highlights

  • Trinity looked to strike in the opening period as James Callahan stuffed a loose puck into the crease before it took a bounce in front of the net. A Bowdoin defender swept it out of danger before another Bantam could convert.
  • The Bantams took the lead with back-to-back goals just 51 seconds apart seven minutes into the second period.
  • With 3:12 remaining in the frame, Nicholas Fiorentino and Liam Feeney executed a clean give-and-go to go ahead 3-0.
  • Bowdoin broke through with 7:33 remaining in the game as Ronnie Lestan collected his own rebound and wristed in his second goal of the year.

By the Numbers

  • Peter Cronin made 47 stops in net for Bowdoin.
  • Alex Morin made 21 saves for Trinity.
  • Both teams went 0-for-2 on the power play.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin hosts Williams next Friday at 7:00 p.m.