Bowdoin vs. Colby
May 4, 2002
The Game Story:
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Colby advanced to the NESCAC Championship by defeating Bowdoin 10-7 this afternoon. The White Mules will take on Middlebury tomorrow at 12:00 at Youngman Field.

Ryan Kane gave Colby an early 1-0 lead but Bowdoin answered quickly on a goal by Simon McKay to knot the game at one. The Polar Bears found the back of the net two more times in the first quarter to take a 3-1 lead. Josh Cleaver scored with 27 seconds remaining in the quarter to bring the White Mules within one. Five different Colby players scored in the second quarter to give the White Mules a 7-4 half-time lead. In the third quarter, the White Mules tallied two more, while Bowdoin was unable to score. The Polar Bears scored three consecutive goals in the fourth quarter to come within two but Cleaver tallied his second goal of the game to seal the 10-7 win. Kane, Cleaver, Chris Larson and Bill Spencer each scored two goals apiece for Colby. McKay netted three goals for Bowdoin, while Teddy Scholhamer scored two.

In goal, John Shea made 13 saves for the White Mules, while P.J. Prest made 10 saves for the Polar Bears.