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Williams College 10, Connecticut College 6 Thompson Scores Three Goals for Camels

Williams College 10, Connecticut College 6 Thompson Scores Three Goals for Camels

WILIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Williams never trailed in collecting their second win of the season and second NESCAC win (2-2/2-1 NESCAC), downing Connecticut College (3-2/0-2 NESCAC) 10-6 on Farley-Lamb Field.

The Camels entered Farley-Lamb Field riding a three-game win streak after dropping their first contest of the year to Middlebury at home 5-4, while Williams came into their first home contest off of two straight losses.

After an action filled first quarter the Ephs and Camels were tied at three after Conn's Ross Thompson scored an unassisted goal with 36.5 seconds left in the first quarter.

Williams notched the lone goal of the second quarter when Bryson Gilbert-Bono scored in close off a feed from Tanner MacIvor to take a 4-3 lead, which the Ephs held into the break.

Williams extended their lead to 6-3 scoring the first two goals of the third period, but Conn matched those two scores with two of their own to make it 6-5 in favor of Williams at 6:15 of the third quarter.

Williams out scored Conn 7-2 in the decisive third quarter, putting the game out of reach by netting the final three goals of the third period to take a 9-5 lead into the final quarter.

The Ephs and Camels traded goals in the final 15-minute session to make the final 10-6 in favor of the Ephs.

Nine different Ephs scored on the day with junior attack Thomas Fowler leading with two goals. Fowler scored the first and last goals of the game.

Conn's leading scorer on the day was junior attack Ross Thompson (pictured) who scored three goals.

Conn goalie Bobby Bleistein played 58:29 and stopped 14 of 24 Williams' shots. Bl Connor Poetzinger replaced Bleistein in goal and played the final 1:31. Poetzinger did not face a shot.

Conn sophomore midfielder Ben Parens stood out today on face-offs, winning 10 of 15. The Conn attack was victimized by committing 22 turnovers on the day compared to 11 by the Ephs.

Eph goalie Miles McCarthy turned aside 12 of the 18 shots taken by the Camels.

Williams will return to action on Tuesday evening when they travel to play at Skidmore at 6:00 p.m. Conn returns to action Wednesday when they host RPI at 4:30 p.m.