No. 3 Dickinson Scores at 0:40 to Edge Colorado College

Following another timeout the Devils were able to run out the clock and secure the win to remain unbeaten on the season.

Cherry finished with four assists while Cannon tallied two goals and a pair of assists. Leon finished three of Cherry's assists for a hat-trick.

Palladino was a menace in the midfield, causing seven turnovers and controlling seven ground balls to give with his assist. Zouck finished with six GBs and three caused turnovers while Draper Donley (Lutherville, Md./St. Paul's) also forced three turnovers and controlled a pair of ground balls.

Moore went 17 for 21 on face-offs and collected a game-high eight ground balls. Senior goaltender Greg Hanley (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) made seven saves in the nets for Dickinson.

Chase Murphy made 16 saves on the night for Colorado as they slip to 5-3. The Tigers played a solid game against Salisbury on Wednesday as well, falling 9-4.

The #3-ranked Red Devils improved to 7-0 on the year. They open Centennial Conference play on Wednesday, traveling to McDaniel College for a 7:00 pm face-off.

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CARLISLE, Pa. Nick Leon scored the deciding goal with 40 seconds remaining in the game to give No. 3 Dickinson College an 11-10 victory over Colorado College on a blustery Friday night at DC's Biddle Field. The Red Devils appeared to be in complete control when they took an 8-3 lead on the first of three markers by Leon with 4:25 remaining in the first half.

Determined not to let the opportunity of playing another top-ranked team go to waste, the Tigers turned in a dominating performance in the third period and tied the game at 8-8 when junior midfielder Jack Kreitler scored with 1:30 to play.

Sophomore midfielder Henri Halle started the comeback with a man-up goal midway through the stanza. Freshman midfielder Eric Neumeyer and junior midfielder Will Harris struck just seven seconds apart to cut CC's deficit to 8-6, and sophomore midfielder Taylor Paul made it a one-goal affair with 3:31 on the clock.

Dickinson took a two-goal lead when Tyler White and Parker Waldron scored in the opening minute of the fourth quarter, but freshman goaltender Chase Murphy stopped the next four shots to keep the Tigers within striking distance.

Colorado College pulled to within 10-9 when junior attacker Tyler Allen found the net midway through the fourth quarter, and senior attacker Steve Rijo notched the equalizer off a feed from Kreitler with 2:42 to go.

The Tigers stopped the Red Devils on their next possession, but the home team escaped with the victory when Leon scored in the final minute.

Murphy matched his season high with 16 saves, the fifth time this season he has turned aside double-digit shots.

Junior long-stick middle P.J. Higgins caused a pair of turnovers, while Harris and Rijo each grabbed a team-high four ground balls.

Allen, Kreitler and Rijo each struck for two goals and an assist.

Greg Hanley had seven saves for Dickinson, which got three caused turnovers and six ground balls from Peter Zouck.

Colorado College (5-3) wraps up its four-game East Coast road trip on Sunday against Marymount University in Arlington, Va.

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