St. Mary’s Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Christopher Newport in CAC Play

Dominic Venanzi '21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Dominic Venanzi '21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - St. Mary's College of Maryland men's lacrosse (9-6, 2-2 CAC) fell to the Christopher Newport University Captains (11-6, 4-2 CAC) in Capital Athletic Conference play on Wednesday (Apr. 17) afternoon. The Seahawks fell to the Captains 14-6.

St. Mary's - 6, Christopher Newport - 14

How It Happened

  • The Captains took the early advantage by pulling out to a 4-0 lead with 2:07 remaining in the first quarter. With short time remaining in the opening stanza, the Seahawks pulled themselves back into the game with back-to-back scores to end the quarter. Abe Hubbard and Jeremiah Clemmer found the back of the net during the short scoring burst.

  • St. Mary's College struggled in the second quarter of action as they were outscored 5-1. Max Groen tallied the lone Seahawk goal in the quarter off of an extra-man-opportunity. In the third quarter, Christopher Newport strung together a 3-1 run to take a 12-4 lead over the Seahawks. However, the Seahawks tallied back-to-back goals to end the stanza and headed into the final quarter of action trailing 12-6. Ben Claffee and Groen netted goals to end the quarter.

  • The Captains tallied the only two goals of the fourth quarter to down the Seahawks.

Inside the Box Score

  • Dominic Venanzi led the Seahawks on the offensive end with three points off of one goal and two assists. Groen followed with two goals.

  • Luke McWright led the Seahawks with two caused turnovers and Ross Snodderly collected 13 saves in cage.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 20 vs. Frostburg St. - 2:00 p.m. | Capital Athletic Conference contest | Jamie L. Roberts Stadium | Senior Day

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