Jumbos Ice Polar Bears 6-1 in Men's Hockey

Sam Topham scored a first period goal for the Polar Bears
Sam Topham scored a first period goal for the Polar Bears

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Bowdoin men's ice hockey team suffered a 6-1 NESCAC setback to Tufts on Friday evening.

The Polar Bears (3-4-1, 1-2-1 NESCAC) fell behind early and were unable to climb out of the hole. Tufts (4-4-0, 2-3-0 NESCAC) recorded a pair of power play goals and a short-handed tally.

Game Highlights

  • The Jumbos broke through with an early power play 3:15 into the game. Five minutes later they added a second goal.
  • Bowdoin cut the lead in half as Sam Topham scored with assists from Albert Washco and Cody Todesco at 11:12.
  • Tufts quickly stole the momentum with a rebuttal goal 12 seconds later.
  • Clay Berger scored a late short-handed goal in the second period, the only points of the frame.
  • Cal LeClair scored a pair of goals in the third to ice the game.

By the Numbers

  • Bowdoin went 0-for-8 on the power play. Tufts went 2-for-6.
  • Tyler Scroggins dished out five assists for the Jumbos.
  • Erik Wurman made five saves in the first period before Alex Zafonte played the final 40 minutes with 29 stops.
  • Drew Hotte made 32 saves.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears look to bounce back against Connecticut College at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.