Men’s Lacrosse Team

Men’s Lacrosse beats Union 18-9 to win 11th straight Liberty League Championship


{ element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT graduate student long-stick midfielder Taylor Jensen caused four turnovers, grabbed six ground balls and scored a goal to lead the top-seeded Tigers to an 18-9 win over third-seeded Union in the Liberty League Championship, Sunday.
Jensen was named the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player as RIT wins its 11th straight Liberty League crown.
Senior Luke Pilcher scored five goals and added an assist, while senior John Mozrall had four assists. Sophomore Clifford Gaston, senior Spencer Bell and first-year Chase Bruno each scored two goals, and graduate student Will Sterrett made 13 saves in net to earn the win.

  • Pilcher scored with 12:51 remaining in the first quarter to give RIT a 1-0 lead.
  • Union’s Clayton Arcuri tied the game at 1-1 on his goal off an assist from Jake Mabardy with 11:02 to play in the quarter.
  • RIT scored the final three goals of the quarter, taking a 5-1 lead on junior Kaden Brunson’s goal with 11 seconds remaining in the frame.
  • Bell and Pilcher each scored twice in a six-goal second quarter for RIT. Pilcher’s goal off an assist from senior Joe Camp with 3:43 to play gave the Tigers an 11-2 halftime lead.
  • RIT outscored Union 6-0 in the second quarter.
  • Camp scored in transition early in the third quarter to increase the RIT lead to 12-1, while Gaston scored off an assist from Mozrall with 10:39 to play in the third to give RIT a 13-1 lead.
  • Union tallied back-to-back goals to cut the Tigers’ lead to 13-3 with 6:16 remaining in the third.
  • Pilcher, Jensen, Bruno and junior Miles Tillman each scored in a four-goal run for RIT.
  • Tillman’s goal with 1:06 to play in the third gave RIT a 17-3 lead.
  • The Dutchmen scored the first two goals of the fourth quarter, cutting RIT’s lead to 17-5 on Matt Blasi’s goal with 9:52 to play.
  • Junior Michael Finneran scored with 7:02 remaining to give the Tigers an 18-5 lead.
  • Union scored the final four goals of the game to make it an 18-9 final.


  • RIT outshot Union, 49-41, including 29 on net.
  • The Tigers won 12 draws and had 38 ground balls.
  • RIT went 25-of-29 on clearing attempts.

The two-time national champion RIT earns the automatic berth into the NCAA Division III Tournament. Tune in to the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday (May 7) at 9:00 p.m.

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