Posted: Dec 08, 2018
NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Connecticut College men's ice hockey team fell to Bowdoin by a 5-2 score on Saturday afternoon at Dayton Arena.
Connecticut College (2-6-1, NESCAC 0-5-1) got off to a strong start and held a 2-0 lead after the first period. Senior AJ Wallace (West Chester, Pa.) and sophomore Paul Capozzi (Lake Forest, Ill.) scored back-to-back goals in a span of 5:05.
Bowdoin (4-4-1, NESCAC 2-2-1), however, fought back and rallied over the remaining 40 minutes by netting five unanswered to earn the three-goal victory. The Polar Bears netted a pair of power play goals to tie the game midway through the second and scored a go-ahead marker with 22 seconds remaining in the second.
Cody Todesco, who put the visitors ahead, then completed a natural hat trick by finding the nylon at the 13:40 mark of the third period and then scoring on an empty net with under a minute remaining.
Erik Wurman picked up the win between the pipes by turning away 31 shots for Bowdoin. Junior Avery Gobbo (Mississauga, Ontario) suffered the loss for the Camels after making 27 saves.
Connecticut College will take a break for final exams and return to the ice when it hosts Nichols on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m.