Regular-Season Win Streak Extended to 18

The Dickinson men’s lacrosse team started their season strong with two wins against Lycoming and St. Mary’s College of Maryland, extending their regular-season win streak to 18.  On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the Red Devils took on the Lycoming Warriors and beat them 17-4 to start out the season on a high note.  On Saturday, Feb. 22, the team traveled to Baltimore to play against the St. Mary’s Seahawks.  Dickinson, ranked seventh in Division III, beat the seventeenth ranked Seahawks, 13-8.

With 8:51 left in the first quarter, Will Scott ’14 scored a top right corner goal with the assist from Chris Menard ’16.  Nine different people contributed to the scoring effort to total seventeen goals.  Scott, Mernard, and Brian Cannon ’14, all had hat tricks.

Along with scoring three goals, Cannon also had three assists and Scott tallied two assists.  Brian Gleason ’14 and Tyler Llewellyn ’17 scored two goals each.

On the defensive side, Joe Gorgi ’14 caused three turnovers and picked up three ground balls and Michael Smith ’15 caused four turnovers and had four ground balls.  For the goaltenders, Max Pawk ’14 saved three shots in the first half, and Palmer Murray ’15 saved four shots in the second half.

There was only one goal scored in the first quarter of the game versus St. Mary’s College of Maryland.  Both teams were able to keep possession of the ball for long periods of time, however, by halftime, the Red Devils had a 4-0 lead.

Scott led the team with four goals for the afternoon and Cannon had two goals and four assists.  Rob Kendall ’16 scored two goals and had one assist and first-year Tyler Llewellyn contributed again with two goals. Austin Dodson ‘15, Brett Parker ‘15, and Menard, who each scored one goal, continued the scoring effort.

The Red Devils had an explosive start to the second half, taking an 8-0 lead, but allowed the Seahawks to creep back into contention towards the beginning of the fourth quarter. The team buckled down on defense and won key face off opportunities led by Carter Moore who won 19 of the 23 face offs that day.

Moore also picked up seventeen ground balls, which is the second highest number of ground balls in a game for the Red Devils.  Pawk turned in a strong performance in front of the net tallying 12 saves against a very strong Seahawks team.

The Red Devils will face Cabrini College on Wednesday, Feb. 26.  Following the game against Cabrini, the Red Devils will play Montclair State at Dickinson on Saturday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m..