The Bowdoin Men's Lacrosse Team went 2-0 this week, defeating NESCAC squads Connecticut College and Tufts. The Polar Bears, ranked 17th in the latest DIII national poll, will challenge Wesleyan in Middletown Saturday.

After a scoreless first quarter, Bowdoin jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the second period with goals from junior Kevin Mullins, senior Tom McKinley, and senior Chris Eaton. The Polar Bears did not relinquish the lead for the rest of the game. Junior goalie Charlie Legg was solid between the pipes, finishing with 16 saves.

On Wednesday, the squad took on 16th-ranked Tufts. Despite the pressure of playing in front of over 500 away fans, the Polar Bears fought tenaciously, defeating the Jumbos 9-5.

The squad got key contributions from co-captains, Ford Barker '06 and McKinley, who notched two goals apiece. Junior Matt Chadwick also scored a goal and dished out two assists. For the second-straight game, Legg finished with 16 saves.

Although men's lacrosse is 6-2 overall, the team boasts an undefeated record against NESCAC opponents. The Bears will face Wesleyan away on Saturday.