Bowdoin Downs Owls 16-9

Freshman Griffin Meehan had five goals and three assists against Western Conn.
Freshman Griffin Meehan had five goals and three assists against Western Conn.

            BRUNSWICK, ME. 3/25/09 - The Keene State men's lacrosse team dropped a 16-9 non-conference game to #13 ranked Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on Wednesday.

            The Owls (2-2) have lost their last two games.  Bowdoin improves to 5-1.

            Griffin Meehan (Simsbury, Conn.) had four goals to lead the Owls. Casey Brodersen (Derry, N.H.) netted two and Tony Santa Fe (Derry, N.H.), Jamie LeSage (Exeter, N.H.), and Ryan Stewart (Derry, N.H.) tallied one goal each.  Meehan and Brodersen top KSC in scoring with 11 goals each.

            The Polar Bears spread the offense around with Adam Tracy, Matt Legg, Owen Smith, Mark Flibotte, and Justin Star each scoring twice.

            Bowdoin led 3-2 after the first quarter and 9-5 at halftime.  The Polar Bears outscored the Owls 3-1 in the third quarter to go up 12-6.

            KSC goalies, Alec Corliss (Waltham, Mass.) and David Brochu (Derry, N.H.) each played at half.  Corliss made six saves and Brochu stopped three shots.

            Bowdoin also split the goaltending chores with Robert Burkhardt making seven saves and Chris Williamson making four saves.

            Keene State hosts UMass-Dartmouth in its first Little East game of the season on Saturday (1 p.m.).