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Keiser Men: #4 Men’s Lacrosse Falls at NCAA D2 Alabama Huntsville, 11-8

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  via Keiser press release Score: No. 4 Keiser 8, Alabama Huntsville 11 Records: No. 4 Keiser (2-2), Alabama Huntsville (2-1) Location: Merrimack Park, Huntsville, Ala. The No. 4 Keiser men’s lacrosse team fell on the road to the University of Alabama in Huntsville 11-8 Sunday afternoon. First Quarter Keiser 1, Alabama Huntsville 3
  • UAH scored the first goal of the game six minutes into the first quarter.
  • The Chargers followed up with two more goals to take a 3-0 lead with 5:51 left.
  • John Senior ended the scoring drought for Keiser with 3:49 remaining to cut the deficit to two, 3-1, heading into the second quarter.
  Second Quarter Keiser 2, Alabama Huntsville 5
  • Hunter East netted his first goal of the contest less than two minutes into the second quarter, trimming the Chargers lead to one, 3-2.
  • Alabama Huntsville responded with the final two goals of the half to take a 5-2 advantage into the break.
  Third Quarter Keiser 6, Alabama Huntsville 8
  • Keiser struck first in the second half with Senior picking up his second goal of the contest at the 12:48 mark.
  • Following a Chargers score, back-to-back goals by Weston Waerness and Anthony Senior brought the lead down to one, 6-5, with 7:59 remaining.
  • Josten Ucros continued the run with his first tally of the contest to tie the game, 6-6, with 4:58 still left to play.
  • Alabama Huntsville scored the final two goals of the quarter to take an 8-6 lead into the fourth.
  Fourth Quarter Keiser 8, Alabama Huntsville 11
  • Dylan Sharpe netted back-to-back goals, both assisted by Cole Stassi, to even the score, 8-8, with 12:08 remaining.
  • UAH tallied the final three goals of game as Keiser fell 11-8 on the road.
  KU Highlights
  • 2: John Senior and Sharpe both tallied two goals in the contest.
  • 2: Alex Pineau and Nick Billitier each caused two turnovers in the game.
  • 5: Stassi led the way for the Seahawks with a game-high five points and five assists.
  • 8/12: Cam Provines scooped up a team high eight ground balls and went 12-of-21 on face-offs.
  • 13: Cole George recorded 13 saves in the midday matchup.
  Team Leaders Keiser Points: Stassi (5) Goals: Senior/Sharpe (2) Assists: Stassi (5) Faceoffs: Provines (12-21) Ground Balls: Provines (8) Caused Turnovers: Pineau/Billitier (2) Saves: George (13) Alabama Huntsville Points: Levette/Phillips (5) Goals: Levette (3) Assists: Phillips (3) Faceoffs: Mohr (6-14) Ground Balls: Hardin/Stuber (5) Caused Turnovers: Hardin (4) Saves: Welsh (7) Up Next Keiser vs Webber International on Wednesday, March 3, at 3:00 p.m. at the Keiser Lacrosse Field in West Palm Beach, Fla.