Teams: Men's Lacrosse: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS EARN THIRD STRAIGHT WITH WITH 13-8 NESCAC FINAL
COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FINAL SCORE
Tufts 13, Colby 8
At Waterville, ME
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Game Box Score
|Sophomore Mike Droesch's success on
face-offs was a big factor in the Tufts victory
WATERVILLE, Me. -- Tufts University scored four goals in the
final 1:03 of the second quarter to go ahead 8-3 at halftime on the
way to a 13-8 victory over Colby College in New England Small
College Athletic Conference men's lacrosse play Saturday at Bill
Colby (5-3, 2-3 NESCAC) had cut the Jumbos' lead to 4-3 when Todd
Boertzel (Mountain Lakes, NJ) scored with 1:17 remaining. Tufts
(6-3, 3-2) had four players score the four goals with 1:03, 38.4,
20.8, and 2.8 left to intermission.
The key to the run was sophomore Mike Droesch (Setauket, NY),
who won four straight face-offs to give Tufts the possessions.
Droesch had a huge game with 13 ground balls and a 16 for 22
advantage in face-offs over his opponent.
The Jumbos scored the next three goals in the third quarter to pull
away for good. The victory was their third in a row after three
Freshman D.J. Hessler (Monktown, MD) had two goals and
four assists for Tufts. Junior Clem McNally (Far Hills, NJ)
and freshman Ryan Molloy (Setauket, NY) both had three goals,
while senior Brett Holm (Longmeadow, MA), sophomore Jamie
Atkins (Concord, MA) and senior Mike Cortese (Saratoga
Springs, NY) all had one goal and one assist.
Drew Piekarski (East Sandwich, MA) led the Mules with three
goals, while Whit McCarthy (Darien, CT) had two goals and one
assist. Caddy Brooks (Darien, CT) and Boertzel both had one goal and
Junior Matt Harrigan (Damestown, MD) played 56 minutes in
goal for the Jumbos and made 11 saves. Alex Farmer (Madison, CT)
stopped 15 shots for Colby.