Men’s Lacrosse Team

No. 1 Men’s Lacrosse loses 15-11 to No. 3 Christopher Newport at Mustang Classic



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at Stevenson

3/18/2023 | 8:00 PM

Mar. 18 (Sat) / 8:00 PM


at Stevenson

History { element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> OWINGS MILLS, MD – The No. 1 RIT men’s lacrosse team lost 15-11 to No. 3 Christopher Newport at the Mustang Classic in Maryland, Friday.
Sophomore attack Clifford Gaston led the Tigers with six goals. Senior attack Spencer Bell tallied two goals and senior midfielder John Mozrall had three assists

  • Christopher Newport scored the first three goals of the game, including a goal from Easton Lancios’ goal from near midfield to give the Captains a 3-0 lead.
  • Bell scored off an assist from Mozrall midway through the quarter to cut the CNU lead to 3-1.
  • The Captains scored two straight goals to take a 5-1 lead.
  • Gaston broke the run with his man-up goal with 17 seconds to play in the quarter to cut the deficit to 5-2.
  • Sophomore midfielder Sam Bennett scored the second of two straight goals by RIT to start the second quarter to cut the Captains lead to 5-4 with 11:15 to play in the half.
  • Christopher Newport scored three straight goals, including a pair of man-up tallies to give the Captains an 8-4 lead with nine minutes to play.
  • Junior Seth Grottenthaler scored his fifth goal of the season with 8:45 remaining in the half to cut the CNU lead to 8-5, but the Captains scored twice in the final five minutes to lead 10-5 at the break.
  • Gaston scored four goals in a five-goal quarter for the Tigers, including RIT’s final three goals of the quarter to cut the Christopher Newport lead to 11-10 late in the quarter.
  • CNU scored the first two goals of the fourth quarter to increase the Captain’s lead to 13-10.
  • Bell tallied his second goal of the game with 7:21 remaining to make the score 13-11.
  • Christopher Newport scored two goals inside the final four minutes to make it a 15-11 final.


  • RIT outshot Christopher Newport, 45-40.
  • The Tigers won the ground ball battle, 37-33.
  • RIT went 1-for-2 with the extra man and was 25-of-26 on clearing attempts.
  • RIT junior goalie Kyle Burbank made three saves in net.

RIT returns to action on Saturday (March 18) against Stevenson at 8:00 p.m. in Maryland.

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