Notre Dame De Namur vs. Colorado College
February 12, 2010
The Game Story:
February 12 – The Notre Dame de Namur lacrosse team struggled in their home opener, falling to Colorado College 15-7. The Argos led briefly but a five goal first period run pushed the Tigers ahead for good.

NDNU rebounded from allowing the first goal to score two consecutive goals and take a 2-1 lead with 8:33 left in the first. However, the Tigers answered with back-to-back extra-man goals before adding three more to close out the first with a 6-2 advantage.

The Argos scored the first two goals of the second to pull within two but once again Colorado College answered, netting the period’s final three goals and going to the break up 9-4.

NDNU scored quickly to start the second half but that would be as close as they would come as the Tigers scored the next three to put the game out of reach.

For the game, CC outshot the Argos 37-24, including a 25-8 advantage in the first half. In addition to the shot advantage, they also led in groundballs (30-23), face-offs (15-10) and extra-man goals (4-2).

Greg Bearson led the Argonauts with three goals and one assist while taking a team high nine shots. Conrad Clevlen, Derek Kimbrough, Nick Peterson and Jamie Yergler each added a goal while Drew Comeau finished with a pair of assists. Clevlen had a game high ten face-off wins and eight groundballs.

Taylor Moses netted a game high four goals, all coming in the second half to lead the Tigers in scoring. Hunter Sprole and James Mauk each tacked on three goals and two assists.

Jessie Wilkerson made ten saves for NDNU while Jackson Nye stopped five shots for Colorado College.

The Argos are back in action next Saturday when they travel to San Rafael to take on Dominican University.