Jon Vogel
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Jon Vogel

Crusaders Fall To Navy

Holy Cross Athletics   04-02-2017

THE BASICS:

Score: Navy 11, Holy Cross 4

Records: Holy Cross (2-8, 2-3 Patriot League); Navy (5-6, 3-3 Patriot League)

Location: Worcester, Mass. (Kuzniewski Field at the Luth Athletic Complex)

Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Time: 11:05 a.m.

The Lead: Matt Rees had three goals for the Midshipmen as the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team fell to Navy, 11-4, on Sunday in Patriot League action. Senior Jon Vogel led the Crusaders with two goals and an assist for three points.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Crusaders took a 1-0 lead with 13:10 left in the first quarter when Vogel found the back of the net off an assist from senior Sean Kirkpatrick on a man-up goal.
  • The Midshipmen then went on 7-0 streak, including two goals by Chris Hill, to end the first half at 7-1.
  • Navy opened up the second half with a goal by Rees to put the Mids up 8-1.
  • Holy Cross quickly responded with two straight goals from Kirkpatrick, off an assist from Vogel, and senior Jack Ortlieb off an assist from freshman Sean Mullaney.
  • Navy started the fourth quarter with three straight goals, including two straight from Rees.
  • Vogel netted his second goal of the game with 2:39 left in the fourth quarter for an 11-4 final score.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Freshman goalkeeper Jonathan Tesoro posted 13 saves, while Navy goalkeeper Ryan Kern posted six for the win and Nick Ramsey secured one.
  • Navy totaled 30 shots, while Holy Cross took 29.
  • The Midshipmen picked up 33 ground balls, while the Crusaders tallied 21.
  • Navy won 16 face-offs, while Holy Cross secured three.
  • The Crusaders went 1-1 on extra-man opportunities, while the Midshipmen went 0-1.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Kirkpatrick now leads the team with 24 points.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, April 8, when they travel to Patriot League opponent Lafayette at 1:00 p.m.

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