Men’s Hockey scores a late goal to tie Bowdoin, 1-1
BRUNSWICK, ME- Men’s hockey is capable of producing a late 3rd goal of the period to equalize the enemy of NESCAC Bowdoin, 1-1. Colin Cobb ’23 beat the Polar Bears goaltender with just six minutes left to avoid a second straight loss to Wesleyan in conference play. With the tie, the Cardinals move to 5-4-2 (4-1-2 NESCAC), while Bowdoin moves to 3-4-3 (3-2-2 NESCAC).
- Bowdoin got his only goal of the game early, courtesy of Albert Washco. Bobby Pearl tore a wrist shot which was deflected by Erik Voloshin ’24 but the rebound was sent into the back of the net by Washco
- Wesleyan survived two power plays from Bowdoin in the first half, before launching himself into a power play in the dying minutes of 1st. Stevie O’Connor ’22 and Tyler Levin ’22 both recorded a shot on their man opportunity, but neither was able to capitalize
- Penalties for both teams continued in the 2n/a and 3rd period as they combined seven for 14 minutes in total in the penalty area. Wesleyan might have gotten one of his best chances from 2n/a as time expired when Cobb ripped a shot which was deflected by a Bowdoin defender
- Bowdoin just survived a Wesleyan power play, but Wesleyan wasn’t done looking for the equalizer. With just over six minutes remaining, Levine carried the puck into the offensive zone where he was able to find Cobb in front for the tying goal.
- In overtime, each team got a few shots, with Wesleyan finishing with five and Bowdoin with four. Bowdoin had the last scoring chance of the game with 10 seconds left, but Ean Small’s shot went wide
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Erik Voloshin made a career-high 33 saves
- Teams combined for 0-10 on power play opportunities (WES: 0/7, BOW: 0/3)
- Colin Cobb is now tied for the team lead with his 4and goal of the season
Wesleyan will be back in action tomorrow, Sunday 16and at Colby.