SALEM, W. Va.--The Connecticut College Camels defeated the Penn State-Behrend Lions Sunday morning with a final score of 18-11. This was the final game for the Camels in their weekend trip to West Virginia to compete in the Salem International Invite.
The Camels opened fire on the Lions with two goals from Carlos Heros, and one each from Isaih Porter and Stephan Cress. The Lions put their first goal of the game on the scoreboard halfway through the first quarter. The Camels traded goals with the Lions until the end of the quarter with shots from Sean King and Calvin Frye seeing the back of the net to bring the end of first quarter Camels leading 6-5.
The Camels strengthened their lead in the second quarter after a pair of goals from Cress and another from Porter. Henry McMillan also added a goal after Lions exclusion to keep the Camels lead 10-7 at the end of the first half.
In the second half of the game, the Camels rallied and pulled away from the Lions. Arturo Freitas, Cress and Heros adding a pair of goals and McMillan scored again to end the third quarter with a strong 17-9 lead over the Lions.
In the final period of the game, the Lions scored twice after exclusions from the Camels defense, but it wasn't enough to close the gap. Frye was able to seize an opportunity and scored the last goal for the Camels in the fourth quarter for a final score of 18-11.
The Camels wrapped up the weekend trip 2-1 and are back in action Wednesday at 7:30 to face off against the Bears at Brown University.