Men's Lacrosse Can't Overcome Early Deficit at Trinity

Donal Mullane had two goals and two assists in the loss at Trinity
Donal Mullane had two goals and two assists in the loss at Trinity

HARTFORD, Conn. -  The Trinity College men's lacrosse team scored the first five goals of the game and held off Bowdoin for a 16-11 win on Saturday afternoon.

The Bantams improve to 6-3 (1-3 NESCAC) while Bowdoin falls to 5-4 (2-3 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • The Bantams got off to a hot start, scoring the first five goals of the game, including two from Ben Ferrucci to take an early advantage.
  • Bowdoin cut the lead to 6-3 thanks to a 3-1 surge to end the opening quarter, capped by a Jimmy Young goal.
  • The Polar Bears drew closer when Jeff Powers cut the lead to 6-4 to open the second frame, but Trinity responded a 4-0 run to extend the lead to 10-4 and maintained a 11-6 lead at halftime.
  • Bowdoin got as close as four goals on two occasions in the second half, but could draw no closer as the Bantams clung to the victory.

By The Numbers

  • Ben Ferrucci and Drew Kozub scored three goals each in the victory for Trinity.
  • Donal Mullane had two goals and two assists while Zach Chandler scored a hat trick for the Polar Bears.
  • Brady Burke made 11 saves in goal for Trinity. Bowdoin's Michael Covell stopped nine shots.
  • Trinity won 23 of 30 faceoffs in the game and owned a 47-35 edge in shots, holding off the Polar Bears despite committing 28 turnovers.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin will look to return to the win column on Wednesday evening when they host Bates at Whittier Field at 7:00 p.m.