Men's Lacrosse Suffers Road Loss at Amherst

David Nemirov had a pair of goals in Bowdoin's loss to Amherst
David Nemirov had a pair of goals in Bowdoin's loss to Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. – Four players recorded multiple goals as the 10th-ranked Amherst College men's lacrosse team took a 20-4 win over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon on Gooding Field.

The Jeffs improve to 3-0 overall this season and 2-0 in the conference, while the Polar Bears drop to 0-2 on the year and 0-2 in league play.

Quinn Moroney led the team with seven points (2G, 5A), while Kane Haffey finished with four goals and two assists. Bowdoin was led by David Nemirov with two goals, four ground balls and one caused turnover. Brandon Lee and Brandon Rothman added a score each, and Daniel O'Berry dished out two assists. O'Berry and Billy Valle led the Polar Bears with two caused turnovers apiece.

Amherst scored the first four goals of the game before Nemirov scored consecutive goals to cut it to 4-2 midway through the second period. The Jeffs used a 5-1 run before the half, however, to take a 9-3 lead at intermission. Amherst put the game out of reach with a 8-0 third quarter surge.

Amherst held a 56-33 edge in shots as Bowdoin struggled with 30 turnovers on the afternoon. In net, Connor Laughlin stopped 13 shots in 38:02 of play, allowing 14 goals. Peter Mumford stopped 11 and permitted six in 21:58.

The Polar Bears will look to get into the win column on Wednesday evening when they play at Keene State at 5:00 p.m.