Men's Lacrosse Falls at No. 17 Saint Anselm

Men's Lacrosse Falls at No. 17 Saint Anselm

MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Saint Michael's College men's lacrosse team suffered a 20-7 setback against No. 17 Saint Anselm College on Saturday during Northeast-10 Conference play in Grappone Stadium. The Hawks, who were the 2021 NE10 Championship runner-up en route to being an NCAA Tournament quarterfinalist, were nationally ranking according to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (2-11, 1-7 NE10), Saint Anselm (7-4, 5-3 NE10)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Junior Max Katavolos (Newburyport, Mass./Newburyport), 2 goals
  • First-year Ethan Hughes (Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull), 2 goals
  • First-year Sebastian Simonson (Spruce Grove, Alberta/Spruce Grove Composite), 2 goals
  • Senior Kyle Hirshom (Walpole, Mass./Walpole), 2 assists
  • Sophomore Lochlan Sheridan (Marblehead, Mass./Marblehead), 1 goal
  • First-year Cooper Wilson (Niskayuna, N.Y./Niskayuna), 9 ground balls, 16-for-28 faceoffs
  • Sophomore Rocky Grillone (Brockton, Mass./Cardinal Spellman), 2 caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Spencer Scardino (Niskayuna, N.Y./Niskayuna), 18 saves in 55:35
  • First-year Sean Regan (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Sutherland), 1 save in 4:25 of relief

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Graduate student Sean Tomaszewski, 6 goals
  • Junior Jack Robinson, 3 goals, 6 assists
  • Junior AJ Caprio, 2 goals, 9 ground balls, 13-for-29 faceoffs
  • Senior CJ Hart, 8 saves in 45 minutes
  • Senior Lance Pfeninger-Racine, 4 saves in 15 minutes of relief

GAME FACTS

  • Saint Anselm was the Purple Knights' sixth nationally-ranked foe in the past 11 games, while three others were receiving votes.
  • Scardino has 209 saves this season, good for third in program history, and two shy of Mike Marino '97 for second place. Marino posted 211 as a senior in 1997. Only John Eckroth '99, with 269 in 1998, had more.

THE ACTION

  • Tomaszewski's goal at 4:51 of the first quarter gave the Hawks a 2-0 lead, but Hughes tallied 48 seconds later off of sophomore Dylan Morgan's (Ashland, Mass./Ashland) feed.
  • Tomaszewski scored three times in the second period, and his strike 1:06 into the third quarter made it 10-2. Katavolos tallied in between, at 7:50 of the second.
  • Sheridan scored 25 seconds after Tomaszewski, but the Hawks rattled off three goals in a matter of 1:21.
  • Saint Michael's rallied within 14-7 thanks to a 4-1 run, during which Simonson scored twice and Hirshom handed out two assists. Hughes and Katavolos also found the net.
  • Saint Anselm outscored the visitors, 6-0, during the fourth quarter.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME

  • Next Saturday vs. Southern New Hampshire University, 11 a.m.
  • The Purple Knights host Senior Day that day.
  • The Penmen were fourth in this week's New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) poll.