Simon Fraser University opened its Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League season with a pair of wins at home.
The Clan club opened Saturday with a 20-7 victory over Western Washington, before coming back to score an 11-8 win over Oregon State on
Freshman midfielder Alex Bohl showed the way for No. 21-ranked Clan in the conference opener, garnering a game-high seven points, including a pair of goals. Senior attack Colton Dow led all scorers with five goals.
In the later game, senior Eric Ransom led the way with two goals and three assists. Dow also chipped in with four points, including a hat trick.
SFU trailed 2-0 after the first quarter and 6-3 at the half, before exploding for six goals to open the third quarter.
Sophomore midfielder Sam Clare scored off the opening faceoff. But it took five unanswered goals in the quarter before SFU took its first lead.
The Clan opened the final frame with a pair of goals, extending its scoring run to 7-0 before Oregon State managed a replay.
Freshman Chris Pond recorded his first collegiate goal, tallying the 7-7 equalizer in the third period.
"We knew that this game was going to be a good character test for what is still a relatively young group," said Clan head coach Brent Hoskins in a club press release. "Today required a lot of patience in terms of relying on our systems to keep generating opportunities and ultimately finding a way to win, which is an experience that we feel will really benefit us moving forward."