Spurt powers men’s lacrosse past Gordon, 10-7, for 6-0 start
WENHAM, Mass. — A late 4-0 run powered the Bates College men’s lacrosse team to a 10-7 victory at Gordon College Wednesday evening, lifting the Bobcats’ record to 6-0 this season.
Gordon (3-2) started the game with three straight goals, but Bates came back to grab a 5-4 lead at halftime, with Brent Morin scoring goals No. 4 and 5.
Bates led 6-5 after three quarters, before scoring four in a row — an unassisted tally by Amadi Cisse, a Brenton Pitt score on a Matt Erisman assist, and consecutive goals by Justin Simon, on assists by Craig Blake and Pitt.
Simon led Bates in scoring with three goals and one assist, while Mike Medeiros (2 goals, one assist), Morin (2, 1) and Pitt (1, 2) had three points apiece.
David Pritchard (1, 0), Cisse (1, 0), Blake (0, 1) and Erisman (0, 1) also earned points for the Bobcats.
Bates’ defense held up well in front of goalkeeper Paul Kazarian, who delivered another solid performance, according to head coach Peter Lasagna.
Bates, currently ranked No. 17 in Division III by InsideLacrosse.com and No. 19 by LaxPower.com, plays host to NESCAC rival Wesleyan University (3-0) Saturday at 1 p.m.