Trinity (ct) vs. Bowdoin
April 5, 2008
The Game Story:
Hartford, Conn. – Rob Halliday (Sudbury, Mass.) scored the gamewinning goal with 2:58 left in the game to lead the visiting Bowdoin College Polar Bears to a 10-8 win over the Trinity College Bantams in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men’a lacrosse action this afternoon on Jessee/Miller Field. 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 (Scarsdale, N.Y.) scored the lone goal in the opening quarter. Bowdoin’s first goal of the game was scored by senior Mike Giordano (Washington D.C.) 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, bit the Polar Bears scored the game’s final three tallie, including Halliday’s to win it.

Trinity junior goalie Matt Palma (Chappaqua, N.Y.) made nine saves in the game, while Bowdoin senior goalie Alex Gluck (Chevy Chase, Md.) and Gordon Convery (Far Hills, N.J.) split the game evenly with four and five saves, respectively. Ulan and sophomore attackman Harper Cullen (Rehoboth, Del.) each scored twice for Trinity, while Giordano paced the Polar Bears with four scores.