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7 Goal Run Leads #1 Keiser Men to the 14-7 Win over #7 Concordia; Badik 4G/1A, Hufford 3G/1A

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Lake Nona alum AJ Badik 4G/1A, Palm Beach Central alum Ryan Rundle 2G/2A, Oxbridge alum Vincent Cerasuolo 1G/2A and Lake Nona alum JP Prather 2G/1A lead in win

via Keiser press release/website


Keiser Stays Undefeated with 14-7 Win versus No. 7 Concordia

Game Information
No. 1 Keiser Seahawks 14, No. 7 Concordia Cardinals 7
Multipurpose Field (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
Records: Keiser 8-0 (4-0) | Concordia 1-2 

Keiser men’s lacrosse remained undefeated this afternoon with a home win over No. 7 Concordia (Mich.). AJ Badik scored four goals, and the Seahawks won their 14th straight game. 

First Quarter
Keiser 4, UC 4

  • The Cardinals struck first with a goal at the 13:15 mark.
  • KU answered two minutes later on a Braeden Niemy goal with a Badik assist.
  • Concordia ripped off a 3-0 scoring run from 5:22-5:03. 
  • Head Coach Patrick Johnston called a timeout at 5:03 to regroup his unit.
  • 90 seconds after the timeout, JP Prather converted a man-up opportunity. 
  • With 1:33 left in the quarter, AJ Badik (goal) and Ryan Rundle (assist) linked up to tie the game. 

Second Quarter
Keiser 9, UC 5

  • Keiser took a lead it would hold for the remainder of the game on a Niemy goal with 13:22 on the clock. 
  • Ryan Rundle scored unassisted forty seconds later.
  • After seven scoreless minutes, AJ Badik scored unassisted.
  • With 6:42 on the board, Rundle scored again, with an assist from Vincent Cerasuolo
  • Two minutes later, Kegan Hufford scored the final Keiser goal of the half.
  • The Cardinals answered with a goal 21 seconds later.
Third Quarter

Keiser 11, UC 5

  • Keiser opened the second half with a man-up goal from Badik.
  • Vincent Cerasuolo scored the only other goal of the quarter with a Logan Dujon assist. 
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 14, UC 7

  • Six seconds into the quarter, Concordia scored. 
  • With 9:31 on the clock, Badik scored his fourth goal of the day with a Prather assist.
  • Kegan Hufford found the net to complete a hat trick with 8:14 showing.
  • JP Prather scored unassisted three minutes later. 
  • Concordia scored the last goal of the game with 1:59 on the board.
KU Highlights
  • Keiser outshot UC 42-34. 
  • KU caused 21 Cardinal turnovers.  
  • Chris Rayburn went 8-23 on faceoffs.
  • The Seahawks went 23-27 on clears. 
  • Keiser picked up 35 groundballs.
  • The Seahawks have now won fourteen consecutive games. 
  • Each team turned the ball over 20+ times.
  • Lucas Green logged a career-high 11 saves.
  • Keiser went 3-6 on extra man opportunities. 
  • KU improves to 30-19 versus top-10 opponents with this win.

Team Leaders
No. 1 Keiser
Goals: Badik (4)
Points: Badik (5)
Assists: Rundle / Cerasuolo (2)
Faceoffs: Rayburn (8-23)
Ground Balls: Niemy (5)
Caused Turnovers: Rundle (4)
Saves: Green (11)

No. 7 Concordia
Goals: Sorenson / Progar (2)
Points: Three Players (2)
Assists: Saje (2)
Faceoffs: Saje (16-23)
Ground Balls: Saje (10)
Caused Turnovers: Six Players (1)
Saves: Bowling (9)

Up Next

Keiser will host No. 3 Reinhardt in West Palm Beach, Fla. this Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

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