JUMBOS LOSE REGULAR SEASON FINALE AT CONN, 15-8
COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FINAL SCORE
Connecticut College 15 Tufts 8
at New London, Conn.
Saturday, April 27, 2001
|Tufts (7-7, 3-6)||5||1||1||1||=||8|
|Connecticut College (9-4, 6-3)||2||7||3||3||=||15|
Goals: T - Dan Kollar 3, John Zissi 3, Jim Mandler, Alex Kerwin; CC -
Dan Hawxhurst 3, Kevin Burke 2, Mike
Hasenauer 2, Tim Boyd 2, Matt Rousseau 2, Kevin Bean 2, Matt Gallery, Rob Travieso.
Assists: T - Brian Cunningham 2, Brian Hwang, Kerwin, Zissi, Mandler; CC - Travieso 4, Burke, Bean, Ryan Childs.
Saves: T - Kirk Lutwyler 15, CC - Tyler Volpe 14.
NEW LONDON, CT. -- The Connecticut College men's lacrosse team extended its winning
streak to seven in a row with
a 15-8 win over visiting Tufts University this afternoon in the regular season finale for both teams. Tufts' season will continue though in the first round of the NESCAC Playoffs. The Jumbos are the sixth seed and play at third seed Bowdoin on Tuesday at 4 pm.
The Camels overcame a four-goal first quarter deficit to end the regular season an
overall record of 9-4 and a 6-3 mark in the
New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Junior attack Jon Zissi (Winchester, MA) and senior attack Dan Kollar (Middle Island, NY) combined for five first quarter goals to lift the Jumbos to a 5-1 advantage with 1:44 remaining in the opening quarter.
Connecticut College, outshot 13-5 in the first quarter, found its offense in the second
quarter using an 8-0 surge over a span of
14:58 to take a 9-6 lead at the intermission. The Camels received a pair of goals from senior midfielder Tim Boyd (New Canaan, CT) and sophomore attackmen Dan Hawxhurst (Huntington Station, NY) and Mike Hasenauer (Weston, CT) during a run that held Tufts scoreless for just over 16 minutes.
Connecticut College's defense took over in the third quarter limiting the Jumbos to just four shots. On offense, the Camels scored three goals early in the quarter to increase their lead to 12-7.
Junior goalie Tyler Volpe (Andover, MA) turned in another strong effort stopping 14
shots. Hawxhurst had a career-best
three goals for Connecticut College while senior attackman Rob Travieso (Baltimore, MD) added a goal and four assists. Kollar and Zissi each had three goals for Tufts who finished their regular season with a 7-7 overall record in a 3-6 mark in
Connecticut College is likely to be seeded fourth in the seven team NESCAC Tournament which gets underway on Tuesday afternoon. The winner of the NESCAC Tournament earns an automatic invitation to the NCAA Division III Tournament.