Rejoicing After a Goal

Harper Cullen netted five goals to lead Trinity College past Bates College in a NESCAC men's lacrosse game Saturday at Campus Avenue Field.</p>
<p>The Bantams (9-3, 4-3 NESCAC) led 5-4 at the half and opened up a 9-4 lead in the third quarter en route to their third straight win and fifth in the past six games.</p>
<p>Connor Hustava added three goals and an assist for Trinity, while Rob Mountain and Kevin Looby had a goal and an assist apiece.</p>
<p>Rory Cosgrove (Pittsburgh, Pa.) scored two goals with one assist to lead the Bates (3-8, 1-6 NESCAC) offense. Senior Tyler Moore (North Andover, Mass.) also scored twice, while senior Les Wade (Randolph, N.J.) had a goal and one assist.</p>
<p>Both goalies had strong games, with Trinity's Graham Fadden making 13 saves and Bates first-year Adam Scharff (Glyndon, Md.) collecting 15.</p>
<p>Trinity's Connor Wells had a major impact on the game, winning 13 of 21 faceoffs and collecting a game-high 12 ground balls. Sophomore Pat Jackson (Durham, N.H.) led Bates in ground balls with six.</p>
<p>Trinity converted three of five extra-man opportunities, including three of four before the Bantams were called for their first penalty of the game late in the third quarter. Bates converted one of two EMOs.</p>
<p>Trinity went up 2-1 on an EMO goal by Cullen in the first quarter, but Moore answered with two straight goals for a 3-2 Bates lead early in the second quarter. Cullen evened the game at 3-3, and the Bantams retook the lead with a man-up goal by Looby, then extended it to 5-3 when Looby fed Mountain with 1:47 left in the half. Cosgrove chipped at the lead with an unassisted tally wth 36 seconds left in the half.</p>
<p>Trinity opened the third quarter with four straight goals. Cullen started it less than two mintues in on a feed by Art Schweitzer, and Zachary Trudeau scored unassisted a minute later. Cullen and Hustava scored back-to-back goals in the sixth minute of the period to make it 9-4 Trinity. Hustava then sandwiched Cosgrove's second goal with his second and thir

David Barrett ’10 of men’s lacrosse rejoices after scoring on a on a teammate’s assist with 52 seconds left in the third quarter against Trinity College.

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