#1 Tampa Shows Mettle With 22-7 Win Over Flagler – Both Recaps

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Top Ranked Spartans Dominate the Saints at Home

TAMPA, Fla. – The No.1 ranked University of Tampa Spartans men’s lacrosse team remains undefeated as they defeat Flagler at home.


Final: No. 1 Tampa 22, Flagler 7

Records: Tampa Spartans (3-0), Flagler Saints (1-2)

Location: Naimoli Family Athletic Complex || Tampa, FL



The first quarter would open with Daniel Fitzpatrick charging the net and finding the back of it to put the Spartans in the lead early. He would find the back of the net once again less than 40 seconds later to build the lead to two goals. The Saints answered to one minute later to cut the Tampa lead to one. Senior Owen Miller scored his first of the matchup off a pass from Nick Papa to gain a two goal lead once again. With five minutes left in the quarter, Tampa had a five goal lead over Flagler. Fitzpatrick finished off his hat-trick with just over two minutes left in the quarter. Tampa would go into the second with a seven goal lead over the Saints. 

14:48 – Daniel Fitzpatrick, unassisted 

14:07 – Daniel Fitzpatrick, unassisted

12:25 – Owen Miller, assisted by Nick Papa

10:28 – Charlie Bolesh, assisted by Owen Miller

08:34 – Luke McAnaney, assisted by Owen Miller

07:29 – Canyon Birch, assisted by Charlie Bolesh

04:35 – Canyon Birch, assisted by Owen Miller

02:16 – Daniel Fitzpatrick, assisted by Owen Miller

Score: 8-1 Tampa


The second quarter would begin slower than the first with both teams playing well defensively. The opening goal came four minutes into the quarter, when Max Manniello found the back of the net. The Saints would go on to score back to back goals one minute later to cut the Spartan lead to six goals. With just over six and a half minutes to play, the Spartans had an 11-3 lead. Freshman Jackson Bashaw would net his fourth of the season, launching the Spartans into halftime with the lead. 

10:59 – Max Manniello, unassisted

09:25 – Trejan Cannon, assisted by Canyon Birch

08:07 – Nick Papa, assisted by Charlie Bolesh

01:47 – Jackson Bashaw, assisted by Canyon Birch

Score: 12-4 Tampa


The second half would begin with Alex Poma controlling the face-off, setting up Luke McAnaney‘s second goal of the matchup. McAnaney would then find freshman Gavin Bomstad in front of the net to score his first of two consecutive goals. Fitzpatrick would continue his stellar performance behind his assist on Miller‘s second goal of the match. The Spartans would continue to dominate on offense, and go into the final 15 minutes with a 12 goal lead.

14:32 – Luke McAnaney, assisted by Charlie Bolesh

13:57 – Gavin Bomstad, assisted by Luke McAnaney

11:07 – Gavin Bomstad, unassisted

08:25 – Owen Miller, assisted by Daniel Fitzpatrick

06:46 – Daniel Fitzpatrick, assisted by Owen Miller

04:43 – Canyon Birch, assisted by Nicky Palermo

01:03 – Tate Watts, assisted by Josh Gallia

Score: 19-7 Tampa


The Spartans continued their dominance on offense, scoring early in the final 15 minutes. Tampa would continue to score and prove too much for Flagler to handle. 

13:47 – Evan Gibbs, unassisted

11:59 – Jonathan Crocker, assisted by Ethan Paduch

09:53 – Josh Gallia, unassisted

Final: 22-7 Tampa


UP NEXT: The Spartans travel to Savannah, Georgia to take on No. 4 Lenior Rhyne on Sunday at 12p.m.


Saints defeated by No. 1 Spartans

by Grace Schwab

TAMPA, Fla. – Tyler Douglass and Jake Griffin led Flagler College with two goals each in tonight’s matchup at No. 1 (USILA Division II Top 25) University of Tampa. Despite a valiant effort the Saints fell short 22-7 against the Spartans.

The Saints fell to 1-2 while the Spartans remained undefeated at 3-0.

The Spartans started off the game scoring within the first minute. However, the Saints came back right away with Douglass scoring a few seconds after. The Spartans managed to score seven unanswered goals to end the first quarter 1-8, Spartans, creating a lead they would not let up all game.

The Saints were able to score three goals in the second quarter from Douglass, Griffin, and Antanas MikuzisGarrett McNulty and Dylan Wilson were also able to find the back of the net for the Saints tonight.

Despite the elevated score by the Spartans, Saints goalie Nate Lehr had a notable performance making 16 saves.

Flagler returns to the Flagler Lacrosse Field Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. to face No. 14 Florida Institute of Technology.

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Scoring Summary

1st Period
14:07TAMPATAMPA – Daniel Fitzpatrick01
13:24FLGFLG – Tyler Douglass11
13:03TAMPATAMPA – Owen Miller Assisted by Nick Papa12
12:12TAMPATAMPA – Daniel Fitzpatrick13
10:28TAMPATAMPA – Charlie Bolesh Assisted by Owen Miller14
08:34TAMPATAMPA – Luke McAnaney Assisted by Owen Miller15
07:29TAMPATAMPA – Canyon Birch Assisted by Charlie Bolesh16
04:32TAMPATAMPA – Canyon Birch Assisted by Owen Miller17
02:16TAMPATAMPA – Daniel Fitzpatrick Assisted by Owen Miller18
2nd Period
10:58TAMPATAMPA – Max Manniello19
09:44FLGFLG – Antanas Mikuzis Assisted by Logan Tobias29
09:41FLGFLG – Jake Griffin39
09:38TAMPATAMPA – Conley Stone310
08:23TAMPATAMPA – Nick Papa Assisted by Charlie Bolesh311
05:37FLGFLG – Tyler Douglass411
00:00TAMPATAMPA – Jackson Bashaw Assisted by Canyon Birch412
3rd Period
14:32TAMPATAMPA – Luke McAnaney Assisted by Charlie Bolesh413
13:57TAMPATAMPA – Gavin Bomstad Assisted by Luke McAnaney414
11:07TAMPATAMPA – Gavin Bomstad415
08:25TAMPATAMPA – Owen Miller Assisted by Daniel Fitzpatrick416
06:46TAMPATAMPA – Daniel Fitzpatrick Assisted by Owen Miller417
06:24FLGFLG – Jake Griffin517
04:43TAMPATAMPA – Canyon Birch Assisted by Nicky Palermo518
01:45FLGFLG – Garrett McNulty Assisted by Drew Flagg618
01:03TAMPATAMPA – Tate Watts Assisted by Josh Gallia619
00:22FLGFLG – Dylan Wilson Assisted by Braeden Forrest719
4th Period
13:47TAMPATAMPA – Evan Gibbs720
11:59TAMPATAMPA – Jonathan Crocker Assisted by Ethan Paduch721
09:52TAMPATAMPA – Kevin Stiff722