#20 Men's Lacrosse Falls To #8 Cabrini, 13-7

#20 Men's Lacrosse Falls To #8 Cabrini, 13-7

Score: #8 Cabrini 13, #20 Lynchburg 7

Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Shellenberger Field)

Records: Cabrini (2-0), Lynchburg (1-2)


From the Face-Off 

Lynchburg fell to Colonial State Athletic Conference (CSAC) opponent Cabrini, 13-7, on Shellenberger Field Saturday afternoon. The Hornets and Cavaliers were tightly contested in the first half before Cabrini outscored Lynchburg 7-1 in the second half.

Game Breakdown 

- Cabrini got on the board in the first two minutes but the Hornets had an answer when freshman Kevin Rogers evened the game at one apiece at the 10:15 mark

- Sophomore Evan Lombardo found the back of the net to give Lynchburg a 2-1 lead in the opening seconds of the second quarter, assisted by Kevin Rogers

- The back and forth battle was underway when Cabrini answered just 10 seconds later

- Sophomore Seamus McDonald would put the Hornets back up with 14:13 left in quarter two

- Cabrini would go on a 2-0 run from 12:34 to 10:45 to go up on the Hornets 4-3.

- Cabrini would control the rest of the quarter as they scored the next four goals to take a four-goal lead into the final quarter

- The Cavaliers would score the last two goals to end the half up 6-5

- Both teams exchanged goals in the opening minutes of the third quarter to keep the Hornets down by a goal, senior Joey Giannaras netted the Lynchburg goal

- Cabrini would go on a 6-0 run from the 9:49 mark in the third quarter all the way into the 12:01 mark of the fourth quarter to put the Cavaliers ahead 12-6

- Senior Chris Camarca would chip into the lead with 8:57 left in the fourth quarter but it wouldn't be enough as the Cavaliers would net one more to secure the 13-7 victory

Inside the Box Score 

- Seven different Hornets scored a goal today

- Junior goalie CJ Santora made 15 saves for Lynchburg

- The Hornets were 18-20 on clears while Cabrini was 16-18

- Both defenses were on point on Saturday as the teams went a combined 0-5 in man-up opportunities

A Look Ahead

The Hornets return to action next weekend when they travel to nationally ranked York College for a 1 p.m. start.