Keiser Men: #2 Men’s Lacrosse Bested by #3 Cumberlands, 10-4

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BOX SCORE

Game Information
Score: No. 2 Keiser 6, No. 3 Cumberlands 7
Records: No. 2 Keiser (3-3, 2-1 AAC), No. 3 Cumberlands (6-1, 3-0 AAC)
Location: Knights Field, Laurinburg, N.C.

The No. 2 Keiser Seahawks fell to the No. 3 Cumberlands Patriots in a neutral site contest on Saturday in Laurinburg, North Carolina, 10-4.

First Quarter
Keiser 0, Cumberlands 4

  • The Patriots were first on the board at the 11:28 mark.
  • Back-to-back goals by UC’s Thomas Fogarty put Cumberlands up 3-0 with 5:28 on the clock.
  • Cumberlands would tally their fourth in the quarter with 3:44 to give UC a 4-0 lead going into the second.

Second Quarter
Keiser 1, Cumberlands 8

  • Dylan would put the Patriots in front 5-0 3:50 seconds into the second quarter.
  • UC would score three times in less than a minute to increase their advantage to 8-0 with 7:22 left in the period.
  • Max Hiestand would put the Seahawks on the board 6:13 on the clock to cut the Patriots lead to 8-1 going into the half.
Third Quarter

Keiser 2, Cumberlands 9

  • Vincent Cerasuolo found the back of the net with just 1:14 coming off the clock in the third quarter to put the score at 8-2 UC.
  • The highest shooting quarter of the day saw just two goals with the Patriots netting their ninth of the game with 41 seconds left to take the 9-2 lead going into the fourth.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 4, Cumberlands 10

  • Josten Ucros got on the board first at the 6:38 mark to try and spark a late run.
  • With 1:50 left in the game, Ucros would find his second of the afternoon to cut the UC lead to 9-4.
  • Following a Seahawks penalty, the Patriots would take advantage and score their tenth goal with 1:25 remaining to secure the 10-4 win.

KU Highlights

  • 2: Ucros led the Seahawks with two goals on the day.
  • 2: Three players tallied two points in the contest.
  • 2: Ucros and Gavin Goeden both caused two turnovers in the game.
  • 7/10: Cam Provines scooped up seven groundballs and won 10 faceoffs against the Patriots.
  • 13/150: Cole George made 13 saves on the afternoon, his second save moved him into first-place in program history with 150 in his career.

Team Leaders
No. 2 Keiser
Points: Ucros/Cerasuolo/Heistand (2)
Goals: Ucros (2)
Assists: Cerasuolo/Heistand/Stassi (2)
Faceoffs: Provines (10-17)
Ground Balls: Provines (7)
Caused Turnovers: Goeden/Ucros (2)
Saves: George (13)

No. 3 Cumberlands
Points: Fogarty (5)
Goals: Four Tied (2)
Assists: Fogarty (3)
Faceoffs: Kubik (7-17)
Ground Balls: Morgan (5)
Caused Turnovers: Morgan (5)
Saves: Settle (13)

Up Next

Keiser will have a quick turnaround with a contest against St. Andrews on Sunday, March 20, at 1:00 PM in Laurinburg, N.C.