Warrior lacrosse falls on the road against SUNY-Maritime 18-12

Lycoming College

Lycoming College

THROGGS NECK, N.Y. — Despite Nate Walter’s three goal, three assist effort, the Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team was unable to take down SUNY-Martime on Saturday, Feb. 28 on the road.

With the loss, the Warriors slip to 0-2 while Maritime improves to 1-0 in its season opener.

Lycoming scored first after Walter picked up a ground ball on the crease and dished it to Chris Berube for the goal. Three unanswered Maritime goals put the Warriors down 4-1. Andrew Stoner scored his first goal of the game with 5:01 remaining in the first period to cut the Privateers’ lead to two. Another two goals for Maritime capped the first quarter 6-3.

At the start of the second period, Walter found the net, receiving a pass from Stoner, making the score
6-4 Maritime. Just one other goal was scored in the second quarter as the Privateers took a 7-4 lead into the locker room for halftime.

Five unanswered goals for Maritime to start the third put the Warriors down 12-4. Lycoming rallied as Ed Williams stuck two straight in 30 seconds, ending the third period 13-6 in favor of the Privateers. With less than a minute remaining in the contest, Lycoming managed a four goal spurt. Stoner found the net twice, Walter scored as did Tim Clemente, who picked up his own faceoff ground ball and stung a goal high.

Stoner, Walter and Williams all finished the game with three goals apiece, while Walter had three assists and Stoner had one. The Warriors went 21-31 at the faceoff square, and picked up 47 groundballs to Maritimes 35.

The Warriors will be back in action on Wednesday, March 4 to host the Devils of Dickinson College. Faceoff is set for 3:30 p.m.

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