Weekend Men's Lax Recap
Tom Rixey, Washington College
Sunday, March 11
Dickinson 14, Roanoke 9
The Dickinson College men's lacrosse team, ranked 13th in the nation, knocked off #10-ranked Roanoke College, 14-9, giving head coach David Webster '88 his 100th win at Dickinson. Webster has recorded 165 wins overall, posting the 100th of his career with Red Devil win over Wooster College in 2006. The Red Devils set back-to-back school records in 2010 and 2011 winning 15 and 17 games, respectively. Will Scott had a breakout game, scoring three goals and handing out three assists on the day.
Saturday, March 10
Franklin & Marshall 12, Washington and Lee 11
Kevin Kilpatrick took a feed from Colin McKew and deposited a shot with 2:27 left in the game to lift Franklin & Marshall to a 12-11 win over Washington & Lee Saturday. Kilpatrick's goal capped a 3-0 scoring run that stared with F&M trailing 11-10 with 12:47 left in the game. The Diplomats improved to 4-1 while W&L fell to 4-2.
Cortland 11, Gettysburg 4
SUNY Cortland scored the game's first four goals and never looked back as the third-ranked Red Dragons defeated No. 14 Gettysburg 11-4 at John J. Burns Park on Long Island in the fourth annual Supervisor's Trophy Game Saturday afternoon in a non-conference men's lacrosse game. Sophomore Martin Manilla continued his hot start for the Bullets (2-2), posting his fourth-straight hat trick to start the season with three goals. He has now scored 14 goals for the year.
Denison 11, Haverford 7
Haverford College challenged the 15th-ranked Big Red of Denison University, but the Fords lost an 11-7 non-conference battle Saturday afternoon on Kelleher Field at the St. Stephen's School. The Fords (1-4) held the Big Red (4-0) to seven goals below their season scoring average while scoring three more goals than Denison had allowed on average.
McDaniel 8, Eastern 6
McDaniel scored three times in a 6-minute, 44-second span to key an 8-6 non-conference men's lacrosse victory over Eastern on Saturday. JS Duke (Fort Washington, Pa./Upper Dublin) led the Green Terror (4-2) with his first hat trick of the season, adding an assist to his three goals. Ben Yancheski (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) added three goals. Will Johnson led the Eagles (2-2) with two goals.
St. Mary's 13, Muhlenberg 11
In its final non-conference game of the season, the Muhlenberg men's lacrosse team lost at St. Mary's (Md.), 13-11. Senior Alex Ardolino scored his 50th career goal and junior Ian Jones won a career-high 16 faceoffs for the Mules (2-4), who open Centennial Conference play at home against Franklin & Marshall next Saturday. Despite the loss, Muhlenberg had another productive day offensively, netting 11 goals three days after putting in 14 in a loss to No. 7 Stevens. It's the first time since 2005 that the Mules have scored at least 11 goals in consecutive games.
Cabrini 7, Swarthmore 3
Tied 3-3 entering the fourth period, No. 19 Cabrini scored four unanswered goals to earn a 7-3 victory over the the Swarthmore College men's lacrosse team (2-2) at the Edith Robb Dixon Field on Saturday afternoon. Swarthmore was led by a valiant 18-save performance from senior goalie Michael Brockway. Seniors Max Hubbard and John Bukawyn each scored one goal a piece and junior Steve Selverian also added a goal. Sophomore Brendan Conway had one assist.
Ursinus 12, Richard Stockton 5
Ursinus College got four goals and two assists from sophomore midfielder Dylan Spangenberg (Downingtown, Pa./Malvern Prep) as the Bears (3-1) defeated Richard Stockton (2-2) 12-5 in a men's lacrosse matchup Saturday at chilly Patterson Field. Freshman attack Mark Stratton (Lititz, Pa./Manheim Township) also added in two goals and two assists as the Bears forced 24 Osprey turnovers in the win.
Washington College 20, Wesley 1
Visiting Washington College jumped out to an 8-0 lead through one quarter en route to a 20-1 non-conference men's lacrosse men over visiting Wesley College this afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium in Dover, DE. The Shoremen (2-2) fired off 20 shots in their eight-goal first quarter to only three for the Wolverines (0-4). Twelve different Shoremen scored at least one goal in the win. The 20 goals for Washington are its most since a 20-5 win over Kean on February 24, 2008. The 19-goal margin of victory is the Shoremen's largest since a 19-0 win over Ursinus on March 19, 2003.