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