ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's lacrosse team (4-3) bounced back with an 8-6 victory over the visiting McDaniel College Green Terror (1-4) on Saturday (Mar. 9) afternoon at Jamie L. Roberts Stadium.
St. Mary's - 8, McDaniel - 6
How It Happened
The opening quarter of action was a defensive battle with both teams only finding the back of the net once. Jude Brown scored unassisted at the 8:18 mark of the first stanza, but McDaniel responded with a goal 30 seconds later to tie the game.
Tied 1-1 in the second quarter, Erich Wuesthoff beat the McDaniel goalkeeper just a minute and 24 seconds into the period. Next, the Green Terror scored back-to-back goals to take their first and only lead of the game. The Seahawks wrapped up the quarter with a goal from Ray LaPlaca to tie the game at three heading into halftime.
St. Mary's College began the fourth quarter with a bang, as Michael Bucci won the faceoff and streaked down the field for the unassisted score. However, the Green Terror responded with three-straight goals and made the score 8-6 in the Seahawks' favor with a little over seven minutes left to play. St. Mary's College played tough defense and used long offensive possessions to close out the game.
Inside the Box Score
Brown led the Seahawks on the offensive end with two goals and two assists. Wuesthoff recorded two goals on the afternoon, while Venanzi tallied one goal and one assist.
Luke McWright and Tommy Rinder hustled for a team-best four ground balls, while Anthony Sparacino caused a team-high three turnovers. In goal, Ross Snodderly shut down the Green Terror offense with 17 saves.
Up Next for the Seahawks
Mar. 13 at Randolph - 4:00 p.m.
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