Third Quarter Surge Pushes Colby Past Men's Lacrosse

Caleb Geitz had two caused turnovers and four ground balls against Colby
Caleb Geitz had two caused turnovers and four ground balls against Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine – A big third quarter lifted the Colby men's lacrosse team to a 9-6 win Wednesday night over Bowdoin.

The Mules improve to 6-4 (3-4 NESCAC) while Bowdoin drops to 6-6 (2-5 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • In a low-scoring affair, a five-goal third quarter by Colby proved to be the difference.
  • The teams were tied 1-1 after one quarter and 3-3 at the half. Nick Iznaga, Kendall Rogers and Will Murtagh accounted for the Bowdoin goals in the first thirty minutes.
  • After a Donal Mullane goal gave Bowdoin a 4-3 lead to open the third quarter, the Mules answered with five goals in a span of 5:57 to take a commanding 8-4 lead.
  • Iznaga and Jake Crossman scored fourth quarter goals for Bowdoin, who couldn't complete a fourth-quarter comeback.

By The Numbers

  • CJ Hassan led Colby with two goals and an assist.
  • Nick Iznaga had two goals and an assist for Bowdoin, who got four ground balls and two caused turnovers from Caleb Geitz.
  • Michael Covell made eight saves for the Polar Bears while C.J. Layton stopped 15 for the Mules.
  • Bowdoin owned a 43-26 edge in shots and went 2-4 with the man-up.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears have three NESCAC games remaining on the schedule, starting with a big home contest Saturday against Wesleyan at 1:00 p.m. at Whittier Field.