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.