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Dominant 2ndH Leads Webber Men to Top 5 Road Win, 15-7 over Cumberland (KY); Jackson 2G/7A, Finlayson 4G, Loo 3G, Prylinski 65% Saves

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Steinbrenner alum Chase Jackson 2G/7A, Wiregrass Ranch alum Jeremiah Loo 3G, Bloomingdale alum Cade McCarron 1A for Webber

via Webber press release/website


Warriors Take Down Patriots in NAIA Top 5 Matchup

Williamsburg, KY – The Webber International Men’s Lacrosse team headed to Williamsburg, Kentucky to take on AAC foe and NAIA #5 University of the Cumberlands on Saturday morning. The Warriors got out to a quick start and kept their feet on the gas, taking down the Patriots 15-7. 

Starting Goalie Ryan Prylinski picked up his first save of the day early, on a shot two and a half minutes in. He got two more before Cumberlands was able to get on the board first. Alex West scored first for the Warriors, tying the game off an assist from Chase Jackson. With the Warriors man down, Houston Finlayson would score his first goal of the game, making it 2-1 with another Jackson assist. The Patriots tied it, but the duo of Nick Sheaffer and Cade McCarron gave Webber the lead again, as McCarron found Sheaffer for the goal. Finlayson scored again after the Warriors won the faceoff, as Jackson found his stick again on a man-up opportunity. Blake Nelson scored for the Warriors to take a 5-2 lead into the second quarter. 

With the Warriors man-up again, Christian Tapia would find the back of the net off an assist from Jackson. Finlayson would get another man-up score, extending the Warriors lead to five goals, 7-2. With under five minutes left in the half, the Patriots would score three straight goals, dropping the Warriors lead to two. Luke Pallone scored at the 2:45 mark, but the Patriots would get it back with 1:12 left on the clock to make it 8-6 heading into halftime. 

The third quarter was a defensive battle, as neither team could break through the others’ defenses, with Prylinski picking up another save. Connor Herring would finally get one past the Patriots goalie, making it 9-6. Finlayson would again score on a man-up opportunity before Jackson found the net himself, making it 11-6. Cumberlands would score their final goal with less than two minutes left in the third, heading to the final frame with Webber up 11-7.  

Jeremiah Loo scored near the beginning of the quarter. After going back and forth across the field, Jackson found the net again, extending the lead to 13-7. Loo would pick up two more goals, with his last one coming off a pass from West, with nine seconds left on the clock as the Warriors defeated the Patriots 15-7. 

Jackson led the team with nine points, as he had seven assists to go with two goals. Finlayson had four points on four goals and Loo had three on his fourth quarter hat trick. Joshua Cargile led the team with six ground balls while also going 10-17 in the faceoff circle. Dillon Ziemba and Greyson Davidson both had four. Davidson also led the team with two caused turnovers, while Sheaffer and Steven Landsman had one apiece. Prylinski had 13 saves in goal for the Warriors.  

The Warriors will be back in action on Saturday, April 6th when they travel to West Point, Georgia to take on the Point Skyhawks in another AAC matchup.  

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