Late Surge Pushes Colby Over Bowdoin in Men's Lacrosse

Matthew Crowell had a pair of goals in Tuesday's loss at Colby
Matthew Crowell had a pair of goals in Tuesday's loss at Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine - The Colby College men's lacrosse team closed the game on a 5-2 run to defeat Bowdoin, 13-9, on Tuesday evening.

The Mules improve to 7-5 (3-5 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears fall to 3-10 (2-6 NESCAC).

David Nemirov had three goals and two assists in the loss for Bowdoin while Matthew Crowell, Daniel Buckman and Brandon Lee had two goals each. Kevin Seller led Colby with three goals.

The Polar Bears trailed 8-3 early in the third quarter but used a 4-0 surge, capped by a Nemirov goal, to close to within 8-7 with 5:33 remaining in the period. Derek Youngman found the back of the net for Colby to close out the frame to regain a two-goal lead for the Mules. Colby then outscored Bowdoin 4-2 in the fourth period to seal the win.

Peter Mumford made 16 saves for Bowdoin in the loss. Tyler Will had 13 saves for the Mules. Colby held a 49-36 advantage in shots and won 15 of 25 face-offs in the game. Billy Valle and Ryan Kenney had two caused turnovers each for the Polar Bears.

The Polar Bears will look to return to the win column on Saturday at home against Wesleyan at 1:00 p.m.