Men's Lacrosse Runs Away From UNE in Tuesday Night Win

Jeff Powers scored four goals in Bowdoin's win over UNE
Jeff Powers scored four goals in Bowdoin's win over UNE

BIDDEFORD, Maine – The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team used an eight-goal, second-quarter outburst to ease past the University of New England, 19-7, on Tuesday night.

The Polar Bears improve to 2-0 on the season while the Nor'easters fall to 1-1.

Game Highlights

  • Nick Conway spurred the Polar Bears to an early 3-1 lead, scoring a pair of early goals.
  • Jeff Powers scored the last goal of the first quarter and the first goal of the second, sparking a 7-0 run by Bowdoin that also included two goals from Chris Fowler.
  • The Polar Bears exploded for eight goals overall in the second quarter, extending their lead to 12-4 at halftime.
  • Bowdoin continued to roll with five goals in the third quarter, pushing the lead into double figures.

By The Numbers

  • Jeff Powers led Bowdoin with four goals and an assist in the victory while Nick Conway had three goals and two assists.
  • Jake Crossman and Chris Fowler also had three goals each while Will Murtagh added a score and three assists.
  • Sam Carlin won 11-14 on the faceoff dot in the victory, collecting seven ground balls. Caleb Geitz had three ground balls.
  • Bowdoin's Jack O'Connor made three saves in 50:39 of action before giving way to Michael Covell, who stopped on shot in the final 9:21.
  • The Polar Bears owned a 46-23 advantage in shots and went 3-5 with the extra man.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin will return to NESCAC play this Saturday when they head to Amherst for a 1:00 p.m. game.