Men’s Lacrosse Team

No. 3 Men’s Lacrosse wins 21-15 over No. 12 St. Lawrence

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Junior Seth Grottenthaler had four assists and five points, while senior John Mozrall had a goal and three assists. Senior Dylan Bruno scored three goals. Graduate student goalie Will Sterrett made 12 saves.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • St. Lawrence’s Bobby Wells scored 36 seconds into the game to give the Saints the lead.
  • Pilcher scored back-to-back goals to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead.
  • Ben Hutchinson gave the Saints a 5-2 lead with 9:50 to play in the quarter, capping off a four-goal run for the Saints.
  • Pilcher scored two goals in a four-goal RIT run. He tied the game at 5-5 on his goal with 11:50 to play in the second quarter, while Mozrall gave the Tigers a 6-5 lead on his goal with 11:04 remaining.
  • Hutchinson scored back-to-back goals, giving the Saints a 7-6 lead on his goal with 9:36 to play in the half.
  • Dinga scored to tie the score at 7-7, while Hutchinson gave the Saints an 8-7 lead on his goal with 5:50 to play.
  • RIT scored three straight goals, including two straight from Pilcher to give the Tigers a 10-8 lead.
  • Judge Murphy scored for the Saints with 1:16 to play in the half to cut the RIT lead to 10-9 at halftime.
  • Mahoney scored 52 seconds into the third quarter to tie the score at 10-10.
  • RIT scored four straight goals, taking a 14-10 lead on Bruno’s goal from Grottenthaler with 7:40 remaining.
  • Murphy scored his second goal of the game with 6:58 to play to cut the RIT lead to 14-11.
  • Graduate student Taylor Jensen scored off an assist from classmate Noah Bruno with 5:22 remaining in the quarter to give the Tigers a 15-11 lead.
  • Pilcher scored two straight goals to give RIT a 17-11 lead and Dylan Bruno scored with 11:47 remaining to extend the Tigers’ lead to 18-11.
  • Senior TJ Hendricks, Bruno and sophomore Clifford Gaston scored in the fourth quarter to make it a 21-15 final.

 
GAME NOTES

  • With the win RIT clinches its 11th straight Liberty League regular season title.
  • Shots were even at 46 apiece.
  • RIT went 1-for-3 with the extra attacker.

 
WHAT’S NEXT
RIT returns to action on Friday (May 5) in the Liberty League Tournament. The top-seeded Tigers await their opponent.
 

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