Thomas Comes Back to Take Down Polar Bears, 4-2

Thomas Comes Back to Take Down Polar Bears, 4-2

BOWDOINHAM, ME – Thomas College came back from a one goal deficit in the third period to defeat Bowdoin College, 4-2, in a American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) contest on Thursday night. With the victory, the Terriers have won two consecutive games, their third time reaching this feet on the season.

The Polar Bears would get on the scoreboard first, breaking the scoreless deadlock at the 9:12 mark of the first period. The Red and Black evened the score at one apiece just 14 seconds into the second period, as Michael Hersom connected with his line mates Garron LaFountain and Jason Dicey for his team-leading 18th marker of the year.

The hosts would take a 2-1 lead into the locker room at the second intermission, with a goal at 3:39 of the second to give them a slim advantage.

Thomas tied it for the second time of the evening three minutes into the third, as this time it was Dicey finding the back of the twine on a feed from Hersom.

With two minutes remaining Lukas Bohman scored the eventual game-winner, as the puck was sitting loose in the crease and the sophomore defensemen was able to push it past the Bowdoin net minder. Kyle Mangin would add an empty netter from his own blue line to secure the come from behind victory for Thomas.

Hersom finished with a team-leading four points on the night, while Tanner Brooks recorded the victory in net, making 18 saves in the winning effort.

Thomas will return to Central Maine Collegiate Conference (CMCC) play next week, as they take on MMA on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:45pm.