|Date and Time:||04/05/2008, 1:00PM|
HARTFORD, Conn. - Bowdoin's Rob Halliday scored the game-winning goal with just 2:48 remaining to lift the Polar Bear men's lacrosse team to a 10-8 win over Trinity in NESCAC action on Saturday. The Polar Bears improve to 6-3 overall and 2-2 in the NESCAC, while the Bantams fall to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the league.
Both teams came out slowly as Trinity senior Jeremy Ulan scored the lone goal in the opening quarter. Bowdoin's first goal of the game was scored by senior Mike Giordano at 8:06 of the second quarter, who added another goal in the second frame to put, the Polar Bears up, 3-2, by the end of the first half. In the third quarter, the Bantams came out strong with two goals within the first minute of the play. Bowdoin answered late in the frame to end the third in a 5-5 deadlock. Trinity held an 8-7 lead with 5:20 left in the game, but the Polar Bears scored the game's final three tallies, including Halliday's to win it.
Giordano paced the Polar Bears with a game-high four goals. Justin Starr, Boomer Repko, Harry Ashforth, Matt Legg and Eric Thompson also scored for Bowdoin in addition to Halliday. Alex Gluck and Gordon Convery split the game evenly with four and five saves, respectively.