MEDFORD - Junior Cole Bailey had eight assists and also scored three times as the Jumbos won 21-13 over Connecticut College in NESCAC action Saturday afternoon at Bello Field.
Additionally, junior Chris Schoenhut scored seven goals for the second time this season, and sophomore John Uppgren added three goals with three assists. Sixth-ranked Tufts improved to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in NESCAC.
The Camels, who trailed 12-1 early in the second quarter, outscored Tufts 12-9 over the final 40+ minutes of play. The visitors were led by three goals and five assists from Derek Bertolini and four goals by Briggs Barton. Connecticut College dropped to 6-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.
The Jumbos built an 8-0 lead before Thomas Woessner scored Connecticut College's first at 3:17 of the first quarter.
Trailing by 11 in the second, the Camels scored four in a row and five of the final six goals in the second quarter. Three came from the stick of JR Hartgers, while Bertolini assisted three times during the span. The score was 13-6 Tufts at the half.
The closest Connecticut College would get in the second half was 14-8 after Bertolini scored with 10:51 on the clock in the third. Goals by Peter Gill and a pair from Schoenhut preceded Camel strikes by Bertolini and Barton for a 17-10 score at the end of three.
In the fourth, Uppgren had a goal and two assists for Tufts and Barton scored twice for Connecticut College leading to the 21-13 final.
John Hazard dominated face-offs for the Camels, winning 26 of 37. The Camels were successful in man-up situations, going four for seven. Hartgers finished with three goals and an assist for the Camels.
May 1, 2014 Bertolini Honored on All-NESCAC Team for Camels
March 24, 2014 Hegarty Honored as NESCAC Player of the Week for Camels