NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team won their season-opener at Connecticut College, 12-7, on Sunday afternoon.
The 13th-ranked Polar Bears move to 1-0 on the season while the Camels drop to 0-1.
- The Camels led 2-1 after the first 5:24 thanks to a pair of early goals from Jamie Navoni and Clara Bisson.
- Bowdoin dominated the remainder of the half, outscoring the hosts 5-1 over the fina 24:17, including two goals apiece from Katie Miller and first-year Fiona Bundy.
- Bundy added to her tally with the opening goal of the second half, extending Bowdoin's lead to 7-3.
- The Camels used a 3-0 surge to cut into the Bowdoin lead, closing the gap to 7-6 on a Julia Loesch goal with 19:41 to go.
- The Polar Bears put the game away with a 5-0 run, sparked by a pair of player-down goals by Katie Miller and Elizabeth Growney.
- Kate Kelly, Miller and Eliza Denious closed out the spurt for Bowdoin, which pushed their lead to 12-6 with under five minutes to play.
By The Numbers
- Katie Miller led all players with a four-goal effort for Bowdoin while first-year Fiona Bundy scored three goals in her first collegiate contest.
- Eliza Denious added two goals and an assist along with three ground balls and two caused turnovers.
- Jamie Navoni led Connecticut College with two goals in the loss.
- Erin Morrissey made eight saves for Bowdoin in goal. Nina Fazio stopped 12 shots for the Camels.
- Caroline Maxwell had three caused turnovers and three ground balls for the Polar Bears, who held a 30-19 edge in shots.
- Bowdoin returns to action at home next Saturday against Amherst at noon.