Event Summary

Date and Time: 04/02/2008,  7:00PM
Opponent: vs. Springfield (at Exeter, N.H.)
Result: W
Score: 9-8


EXETER, N.H. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team jumped out to an early lead and held off a late flurry by Springfield to take a 9-8 victory in game played in Exeter, New Hampshire on Wednesday evening. The 19th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 5-3 overall this season while the Pride drop to 3-5.

Bowdoin held a 4-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead to 6-3 at intermission. Mike Giordano led the Polar Bears with three goals while Harry Ashforth scored two goals. Adam Tracy collected a goal and an assist while Ben York, Cullen Winkler, Russ Halliday and Justin Starr also found the back of the net for Bowdoin.

Gordon Convery made four saves in the opening half before giving way to Alex Gluck who posted two stops in the second half.The contest was the third one-goal decision for Bowdoin this season and is their first victory in a one-goal game this year.