Team Beats McDaniel For 20th Straight Time
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Host Washington College got four goals, a career high four assists, and a career high eight points from Cody Pascale (West Chester, Pa. / Reed Henderson) as the Shoremen cruised past visiting McDaniel 18-6 in a Centennial Conference men's lacrosse game played this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Washington College 18, McDaniel 6
How It Happened
- Cooper Sloan got the scoring started for the Shoremen, scoring off a Pascale assist 1:45 into the game. Trey Ritter followed with an unassisted goal 44 seconds later, and Sean Reilly scored off a Nick Boyles assist with 11:00 left in the first quarter to put Washington up 3-0. The Shoremen were ahead 6-0 by the end of the first quarter, as Boyles scored off an assist from Brady O'Neill, Pascale followed with an unassisted goal, and Sloan capped the first quarter scoring off an assist from Pascale with 4:02 to play.
- Pascale scored off a Ritter assist to start the second quarter and Casey Grieves scored off of a Pascale assist with 7:33 left in the second quarter to cap the game opening run and give Washington an 8-0 lead.
- Jared Payne ended the run for McDaniel, scoring off a feed from Pat Fegan with 1:44 left in the second quarter. Noah Longest followed that up with an unassisted goal 18 seconds later to cut the lead to 8-2.
- Kevin Trapp then took a Ritter pass and scored with 24 seconds left to push the lead to 9-2. Joe Tobin then caused a turnover at midfield with just 4.5 seconds left in the half. He fed a pass up to Grieves, who found Jeremy Wilson, who scored his first career goal at the buzzer of halftime to give Washington a 10-2 lead at the break.
- The Shoremen came out firing in the third quarter, scoring four goals in the opening 2:32 of the quarter to open up a 14-2 lead. Grieves scored three of the goals during the run, with Sloan scoring the other.
- Washington outscored McDaniel 3-2 to end the quarter to take a 17-4 lead into the fourth.
- The Green Terror outscored the Shoremen 2-1 in the fourth to provide the final margin.
For the Shoremen (3-6 Overall, 1-2 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Pascale (4 goals, 4 assists), Grieves (4 goals, 2 assists), Sloan (3 goals, 1 assist), Boyles (1 goal, 3 assists), Trapp (2 goals), Ritter (1 goal, 2 assists), Reilly (1 goal, 1 assist), Wilson (1 goal), Patrick Sullivan (1 goal), Tobin (1 assist), O'Neill (1 assist).
- Goalie: Chris Del Rosario (9 saves, 4 goals allowed, 45:00), Ryan Leahy (2 saves, 1 goal allowed, 9:03), Connor Cunningham (3 saves, 1 goal allowed, 5:57).
- Lawrence Park went 12-for-19 on face-offs and scooped up seven ground balls to match Tobin for game high honors.
- Tobin also led all players with three caused turnovers.
- The Shoremen doubled up McDaniel 70-35 in shots, including 58-20 over the first three quarters.
- Washington also enjoyed a 48-25 advantage in ground balls and went 17-for-19 on their clearing attempts.
For McDaniel (2-9 Overall, 0-3 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Fegan (1 goal, 1 assist), Longest (1 goal, 1 assist), Payne (1 goal), Jackson Reilly (1 goal), Nick DeLoriers (1 goal), Micah Brooks (1 goal), Nate Leishear (1 assist).
- Goalie: Jakob Katzen (3 saves, 6 goals allowed, 10:58), Casey Hammond (9 saves, 11 goals allowed, 25:01), Brighton Lorber (7 saves, 1 goal allowed, 24:01).
- Jack Paras led McDaniel defensively with six ground balls and two caused turnovers.
- McDaniel turned the ball over 23 times and was just 16-for-24 on their clearing attempts.
- Pascale was named the Goose Nation TV Shoremen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in his career.
- The win was the 20th in a row for the Shoremen against the Green Terror.
- The 70 shots taken by Washington is their most in a game since they took 72 against Dickinson back on March 29th, 1997.
Up Next for the Shoremen
4/5 @ Muhlenberg - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game).
-The Shoremen have won the last eight meetings with Muhlenberg and lead the series 15-1.