Keiser Men: #3 Men’s Lacrosse Crushes Point in Season Opener, 21-2

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via Keiser press release


Game Information
Score: No. 3 Keiser 21, Point 2
Records: No. 3 Keiser (1-0, 1-0 AAC), Point (0-5, 0-2 AAC)
Location: River Bowl Stadium, West Point, Ga

The third-ranked Seahawks cruised past Point 21-2 on Friday afternoon in West Point, Georgia.

First Quarter
Keiser 9, Point 1

  • Max Hiestand scored just 50 seconds into his collegiate career to put KU up 1-0.
  • Following a Skyhawks goal, the Seahawks went on an 8-0 run to end the quarter.
  • Cole Stassi scored half of the goals in the run, netting his hat trick with 1:54 remaining in the quarter.

Second Quarter
Keiser 14, Point 1

  • Keiser controlled the entirety of the second quarter scoring all five goals in the period.
  • Vincent Cerasuolo notched his first career hat trick with 6:14 showing on the clock. 
  • Michael Shephard got on the board just before the half ended for his first goal as a Seahawk as KU went to the half with the 14-1 lead.
Third Quarter

Keiser 18, Point 2

  • KU was first on the board in the second half as Trevor Hall got on the board with 11:55 showing, to extend the lead to 15-1.
  • Point found the net for the second time of the afternoon with 10:26 showing on the clock.
  • Similar to the previous quarters, the Seahawks ended the quarter on a run, this time scoring three before the fourth.
  • In the run, Jack Weilandt recorded his first career goal with 2:16 remaining.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 21, Point 2

  • The Seahawks closed the game with ease, starting with James MacGilvray scoring his first goal as a Seahawk.
  • Ryan Schwartz completed his hat trick with 5:35 remaining in the game.
  • Trevor Hall scored the final goal for Keiser as they finished their first game of the season in dominating fashion, 21-2.

KU Highlights

  • 3: Three Seahawks finished with hat-tricks in the contest.
  • 4: Jackson Marshall the contest with three caused turnovers.
  • 5: Cole George made five saves on the afternoon.
  • 14/20: Cam Provines collected a game-best 14 groundballs and led the team in the faceoff circle, going 20-24.
  • 65: Keiser recorded a program-best 65 shots in the contest

Team Leaders
Points: Stassi (7)
Goals: Stassi (5)
Assists: Schwartz (3)
Faceoffs: Provines (20-24)
Ground Balls: Provines (14)
Caused Turnovers: Marshall (4)
Saves: George (8)

Points: Two Tied (1)
Goals: Two Tied (1)
Assists: N/A
Faceoffs: Josse (4-15)
Ground Balls: Josse (7)
Caused Turnovers: Two Tied (2)
Saves: McLeod (14)

Up Next

Keiser at Shorter on Saturday, February 19, at 1:00 p.m. at Ben Brady Field in Rome, Ga.