ST. LEO, Fla. – The St. Lawrence men's lacrosse team jumped to an early lead and held off Bowdoin, 13-5, on Tuesday afternoon in Florida.
The 20th-ranked Saints improve to 5-0 while the Polar Bears fall to 4-2 this season.
- Bowdoin scored the first goal of the game, just 22 seconds into the contest, off the stick of Chris Fowler.
- The Saints took the lead with goals just 41 seconds apart later in the quarter and held a 3-1 edge after the first period.
- Will Murtagh closed the gap to 3-2 to open the second quarter, but St. Lawrence rolled off four straight tallies to take an 7-2 edge. A Sam Langan goal trimmed the lead to 7-3 at halftime.
- The Saints put the game out of reach with five more goals in the third quarter.
By The Numbers
- Chris Fowler had two goals and an assist in the loss for Bowdoin.
- St. Lawrence was paced by four goals and an assist from Brian Cunningham.
- Zachary Prime won 15 of 22 faceoffs in the victory for the Saints, who held a 41-28 edge in shots.
- Jack O'Connor made ten saves for Bowdoin. Alex Terry made 13 stops for St. Lawrence.
- The Saints went 1-3 with the extra man while Bowdoin went 0-5 on the afternoon.
- The Polar Bears will look to bounce back on Saturday when they play at Middlebury at 1:00 p.m.