WORCESTER, Mass. - Coast Guard was held to two goals in the second half as they fell to Clark 9-5 in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Saturday night at Clark University.
With the loss the Bears fall to 6-4 on the season and 0-2 in conference play. The Cougars improve to 8-3 overall and 2-0 in the NEWMAC.
Coast Guard was led by sophomore Ian Logan who had three points with a two goals and an assist. Freshman Riley McNulty had two goals while sophomore Jack Pope had a goal and an assist. Classmate Anthony Wyler had the Bears other assist.
Clark had four different players with two goals led by Isaac Bass with three points on two goals and an assist. Sophomore Jack Pierce, senior Nick Johnson and sophomore Brandon King each had two goals as well. Freshman Quincy Milton III had a goal and an assist.
The Cougars jumped out to a three goal lead in the first quarter led by goal from Bass, Pierce and King.
Coast Guard answered in the second quarter with three consecutive goals tying the game at three. Logan had two goals before McNulty took a pass from Pope and ripped a shot to tie the game at three with 6:30 left in the period. The Bears were able to take advantage of two man-up opportunities over this stretch.
Clark however took the lead right before the end of the half as freshman Owen Lamerson found Pierce with a pass for the 4-3 lead.
The Cougars put the game away in the second outscoring Coast Guard on their way to a 9-5 victory over the Bears.
Sophomore Trey Johnson (6-4) allowed nine goals on 13 shots making four saves.
Senior Drew Riopelle-Tyrrell (4-3) made 15 saves on 20 shots allowing five goals.
Coast Guard is back in action on Wednesday, April 12th, when they host Wheaton in NEWMAC action. Opening face-off is 7:00 pm.