Men’s Lacrosse Team

No. 3 Men’s Lacrosse wins 14-7 over RPI



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at Union

4/8/2023 | 1:00 PM

Apr. 08 (Sat) / 1:00 PM


at Union

History { element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT seniors Spencer Bell and TJ Hendricks each scored three goals to lead the No. 3 Tigers to a 14-7 win over RPI, Saturday.
Junior Kaden Brunson scored two goals, while senior Luke Pilcher and junior Seth Grottenthaler each had a goal and two assists.

  • Dan Myers gave RPI a 1-0 lead on his goal early in the first quarter.
  • Bell gave RIT a 2-1 lead on back-to-back goals.
  • Angelo Venuto tied the game at 2-2 on his goal with 1:59 to play in the first, and Cooper Manzi gave RPI a 3-2 lead on his goal early in the second quarter.
  • Hendricks scored two goals in a four-goal RIT run in the second quarter. He scored off an assist from sophomore Sam Bennett with 11:15 to play, and again with 7:18 remaining to give RIT a 5-3 lead.
  • Pilcher scored with 3:58 to play in the half to give the Tigers a 6-3 lead at the break.
  • Junior Michael Grace scored 10 seconds into the third quarter to increase the RIT lead to 7-3.
  • Manzi tallied his second of the game with 4:54 to play in the third to cut the RIT lead to 7-4.
  • Brunson, Hendricks and sophomore Ethan Harkins each scored in a three-goal spurt for RIT to give the Tigers a 10-4 lead late in the third.
  • Brunson tallied a man-up goal off an assist from Grottenthaler with 10:22 to play in the fourth quarter to give RIT an 11-4 lead.
  • Zach Swanson scored for RPI to cut the lead to 11-5, but juniors Michael Finneran and Ian Dinga tallied back-to-back goals to increase the RIT lead to 13-5.
  • RPI scored two straight goals to cut the lead to 13-7, but Bell scored with 1:28 remaining to make it a 14-7 final.


  • RIT outshot RPI, 57-36.
  • RIT had 39 ground balls and went 23-of-28 on clearing attempts.
  • RIT senior goalie Will Sterrett made 10 saves to earn the win.
  • Graduate student Taylor Jensen caused four turnovers and had four ground balls.

RIT returns to action on Saturday (April 8) against No. 6 Union at 1:30 p.m.

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