Teams: Men's Lacrosse: Schedule & Results
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE GIVES JUMBOS THIRD STRAIGHT
COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FINAL SCORE
Connecticut College 9, Tufts 5
At Medford, MA
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Game Box Score
MEDFORD -- Eight different Camels scored goals as
the Connecticut College men's lacrosse team won 9-5 at #16 Tufts
University in a NESCAC game on Bello Field Wednesday afternoon.
Junior Jesse Stevenson (Marshfield, MA) and freshman Conor Malangone
(Lake Grove, NY) led the visitors with three points each.
The Camels had a 4-0 lead at the end of the first
period and went up 5-0 on a goal by Stevenson at 13:46 of the second
quarter. The Jumbos got themselves into the game by scoring four of
the next five goals, two each by juniors Clem McNally (Far Hills,
NJ) and Chase Bibby (Marblehead, MA). That cut the margin
to 6-4 at halftime.
Connecticut College won the third quarter, 3-0, to
lead 9-4. Malangone scored his second goal of the game during the
period and Stevenson set up two goals. Meanwhile, sophomore Mark
Moran (Greenwich, CT) kept the Jumbos off the scoreboard in the
third with three of his 15 saves overall. He made five more in the
fourth, when Tufts added a goal by freshman D.J. Hessler
(Monkton, MD) with 4:42 remaining.
The loss is the third straight for Tufts (3-3, 1-2
NESCAC), which held a 34-21 advantage in shots for the game. The
Camels (4-2, 2-2 NESCAC) took a slim 28-26 margin in ground balls
and won 10 of 18 face-offs. The Jumbos haven't loss three in a row
since April 2005. Connecticut College has now won three straight.
Sophomore Phips Smith (Far Hills, NJ) had a goal
with an assist for Conn. The Camels were led by six ground balls
from freshman defender Wes Stephanian (Belmont, MA), who also scored
a goal. Senior Peter Musser (Lafayette, CA) won seven face-offs.
Hessler finished with a goal and an assist for
Tufts. Sophomore Mike Droesch (Setauket, NY) had four ground
balls and won six draws. Matt Harrigan (Darnestown, MD) made
four saves in goal.