KEENE, N.H. -- The Colby College men's lacrosse team trailed by just one goal with four minutes left in the opening half, but Keene State went on a scoring run to take control in a 17-10 non-conference win on Wednesday night.
Colby never led in the game, but had three ties in the first 17:49 of the contest. The Owls led 6-3 before the Mules received goals from Don Vivian off an assist from C.J. Hassan and an unassisted goal from Tucker Dietrick to cut the margin to one goal.
Colby goalie C.J. Layton stopped a collegiate-high 21 shots in 56 minutes, 58 seconds, including 14 saves in the second half. Payton Fales played the final 3:02 of the game. Layton has made 105 saves to average 15 stops per game.
Teddy Fenton scored his first collegiate goal for Colby. Myles Smith, Vivian, and Dietrick had the other goals. Mason Brady (pictured) had his first collegiate assist and Cillian Connor also had an assist.
Brad McCarthy, John Pappas, and Dietrick all had three ground balls for the Mules. Hassan, Joe Anile, and Taylor Haberstock had two ground balls and one caused turnover.