Men’s lacrosse sustains #4 ranking
Over break, the men’s lacrosse team remained at work, winning two consecutive games to hold onto their fourth ranking in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). First place is Mercyhurst College, Adelphi in second, Limestone third and Dowling at fifth.
Senior attackman Sean Connors led the team once again on March 6 when the team faced Colorado Mesa, winning 13-3. Connors scored three goals and an assist during the game, helping the team clinch the win.
To start the game off, in just over a minute, sophomore Andrew Chadderdon scored the first point, rounding out four total goals for him this season, which would then become five by the game’s end.
Le Moyne then went on to score the next seven goals, with junior defensive midfielder Connor Regin scoring his first goal as a Dolphin, stealthily picking up a loose ball on the field to earn the goal. Chadderdon then scored again at the end of the first quarter after receiving a pass from junior attackman Nate Frechette.
The Dolphins scored immediately within the first minute again in the second quarter with senior midfielder Taylor Brooks scoring first in the second quarter. Connor then went on to score the second goal of the quarter when he received a pass from Frechette, who got the ball from freshman Cameron Fedish in the face-off. Freshman midfielder Alec Westerhoff then scored an unassisted goal.
Graduate student midfielder Tyler Sennett, sophomore attackman Chris Button, junior attackman Tyler Prevost and sophomore midfielder Matt Klepper went on to the score the last few goals of the final quarter. Junior goalkeeper Jeff White made three saves throughout the game.
On March 8, Le Moyne faced Adams State, scoring another win 13-4. Connors and Chadderdon led the ‘Phins, each scoring three goals throughout the game. Connors made the first goal of the quarter off of a pass from Frechette and then scored again just a minute later off of a pass from Prevost. Freshman midfielder Alec Westerhoff made the final goal of the quarter, making it his fifth goal of the season.
To start off the second quarter, Chadderdon made the first goal off of a pass from junior midfielder Aaron Cahill. Sophomore Cameron Fedish went to win the face-off, passing to Frechette who made the next goal. Chris Button went on to score the next goal, with Chadderdon scoring again to round off the quarter with Le Moyne in the lead 7-1.
The only goal scored in the third quarter was from Connors, who received a pass from junior midfielder Doug Bailey. In the fourth quarter, Le Moyne solidified their lead by scoring four goals within the first six minutes. Senior midfielder John Albanese and freshman attackmen Devin Clegg and Chris Breiner each scored a goal, with Clegg scoring twice. Goalkeeper Jeff White made one save throughout the game.
The next game will be this Saturday, March 17, at Adelphi at 1 p.m.