Trailing 8-6 in the third quarter, the Minutemen scored five straight goals to pull away from Hawks and extend their winning streak to three.
The Minutemen outscored the River Hawks 4-0 in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback and earn their second straight win .
During halftime of Saturday’s game against Towson, the Minutemen honored the 1976 team, who was the first team in program history to reach the NCAA tournament.
Four unanswered goals in the fourth quarter pushed the Blue Hens past the Minutemen Saturday afternoon.
After the Minutemen fell to the Tar Heels 20-8 last season, they responded in 2016 with a 14-9 victory at home in Dan Dolan’s first career start.
Devin Dwyer, Morgan Cheek and Joe Lang combined for eight goals and seven assists on the day.
The Crimson scored three goals in the fourth quarter and Devin Dwyer had the game-winner just 10 seconds into overtime, as the Minutemen fell to 1-2 on the season.
Sophomore Dan Dolan made nine saves in the second half, while freshman Ben Spencer scored the first two goals of his career int he Minutemen’s season opener.