Men’s Lacrosse Team

Men’s Lacrosse loses 15-11 to Tufts in NCAA Semifinal


{ element.remove(); }); } else{ let elementsToRemove = document.querySelectorAll(‘.postgame_3_nextgame’); elementsToRemove.forEach(element => { element.remove(); }); } ]]> MEDFORD, MA – RIT junior Seth Grottenthaler scored three goals in the Tigers 15-11 loss to Tufts in the NCAA Tournament Semifinal, Sunday.
Senior TJ Hendricks scored two goals and seniors John Mozrall and Luke Pilcher each scored a goal and an assist.
Graduate student goalie Will Sterrett made 15 saves and classmate Taylor Jensen had eight ground balls and caused two turnovers.

  • Grottenthaler scored with 13:06 to play in the first quarter to give the Tigers the lead.
  • Tommy Swank and Jack Reginery scored back-to-back goals for Tufts, taking a 2-1 lead on Reginery’s goal with 9:38 remaining in the frame.
  • Hendricks scored on a pass from sophomore Sam Bennett that tied the score at 2-2 with 6:28 to play.
  • Jack Boyden gave the Jumbos a 3-2 lead on his goal with 5:06 remaining.
  • Senior Sean Traynor scored in transition with 4:14 to play that tied the game at 3-3.
  • Kevin Christmas scored with 2:41 remaining to give Tufts a 4-3 lead and junior Caleb Commandant scored with 2:25 to play in the quarter to tie the score at 4-4.
  • Tufts outscored RIT 4-0 in the second quarter, extending its lead to 8-4 on Cam Delcristo’s goal with 3:51 to play to give the Jumbos an 8-4 halftime lead.
  • Swank scored two straight goals to begin the third quarter to give the Jumbos a 10-4 lead.
  • Pilcher scored with 8:16 remaining in the third to cut the Jumbos’ lead to 10-5.
  • Boyden scored with 7:51 to play to make the score 11-5.
  • Grottenthaler scored his second of the game with 6:26 to play to cut the deficit to 11-6.
  • Swank and Christmas tallied back-to-back goals to extend the Jumbos’ lead to 13-6 with 4:20 to play in the third.
  • Grottenthaler and senior Zeb Hollinger scored back-to-back goals late in the third to cut the Tufts lead to 13-8.
  • Ethan O’Neill scored with 9:31 to play in the fourth to give Tufts a 14-8 lead.
  • Hendricks and senior Spencer Bell scored back-to-back goals, cutting the Tufts lead to 14-10 on Bell’s goal with 1:44 to play.
  • Boyden scored with 37-seconds remaining to make it 15-10, and Mozrall scored with 10-seconds remaining to make it a 15-11 final.


  • Tufts outshot RIT 61-39
  • The Tigers went 26-of-33 on clears and had 31 ground balls.
  • RIT had its 12-game NCAA Tournament winning streak snapped.

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