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No. 3 Men’s Lacrosse wins 14-4 at Geneseo

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History { element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> GENESEO, N.Y. – RIT sophomore Clifford Gaston scored three goals to lead the No. 3 Tigers to a 14-4 win at Geneseo, Wednesday.
 
Gaston tallied three goals and two assists, while seniors Luke Pilcher and John Mozrall each had two goals and an assist. Senior TJ Hendricks and junior Seth Grottenthaler each scored two goals, while junior Kaden Brunson had two assists.
 
Graduate student goalie Will Sterrett made 12 saves to earn the win, and senior Ethan Stiles and sophomore Carson Taylor each won seven draws. Junior Michael Grace caused two turnovers and scored a goal.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Grottenthaler scored on a nice drive to the net with 8:20 to play in the first quarter to give RIT the lead.
  • William McCumiskey tied the game at 1-1 with his goal with 6:17 to play in the quarter.
  • Hendricks scored early in the second quarter to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead.
  • Brady Sullivan scored off an assist from Kevin Leon with 13:05 remaining to tie the score at 2-2.
  • Pilcher and Gaston each had a goal and an assist in a three-goal run for the Tigers. Pilcher scored a man-up goal from Gaston to give RIT a 3-2 lead. Mozrall scored from Pilcher to make it 4-2, and Gaston scored on a drive to the net to give the Tigers a 5-2 lead.
  • Jimmy Atkinson scored with 7:49 remaining in the half to cut the deficit to 5-3.
  • RIT scored three straight goals, including two man-up tallies to lead 8-3 at halftime. Hendricks scored once and Gaston scored a pair of goals to give the Tigers a five-goal lead.
  • RIT outscored Geneseo 4-0 in the third quarter. Sterrett made four saves in the quarter, while Grottenthaler, Grace, junior Ian Dinga and Mozrall each scored in the quarter.
  • Spencer Frank scored early in the fourth quarter to cut the RIT lead to 12-4.
  • Pilcher scored with 12:16 remaining to make it 13-4, and graduate student Noah Bruno scored his first RIT goal with 9:25 remaining to make it a 14-4 final.

 
GAME NOTES

  • RIT outshot Geneseo, 55-28.
  • The Tigers went 4-of-6 on man-up.
  • RIT won 14-of-22 face-offs and had 35 ground balls.
  • RIT outscored Geneseo 6-1 in the second half.

 
WHAT’S NEXT
RIT returns to action on Saturday (April 22) against Skidmore at 1:00 p.m. RIT will honor the class of 2023 prior Saturday’s game
 

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