Marc Buermann now has four career hat tricks.
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Marc Buermann now has four career hat tricks.

Men's Lacrosse Defeated By Vermont

Holy Cross Athletics   02-18-2017

THE BASICS:

Score: Vermont 14, Holy Cross 8

Records: Holy Cross (0-2, 0-0 PL) Vermont (2-1, 0-0 American East)

Location: Burlington, Vt. (Virtue Field)

Date: Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Time: 1:05 p.m.

The Lead: Ben French scored five goals for the Catamounts as the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team fell to Vermont, 14-8, in Burlington on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED:    

  • Vermont jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter and scored two more goals to open up the scoring in the second quarter, increasing their lead to 7-0.
  • Senior Jack Ortleib opened the scoring for the Crusaders to make the score 7-1, but the Catamounts scored two more unanswered goals to make the score 9-1.
  • Then, senior Jon Vogel found the back of the net for the Crusaders, making the score 9-2. Vermont scored two more goals to make the score 11-2 going into the half.
  • Senior Kevin Lux, Ortleib and senior Marc Buermann opened the scoring for the Crusaders in the third quarter with a goal each, decreasing Vermont’s lead to 11-5.
  • The Catamounts responded with two more goals followed by a goal from Buermann, making the score 13-6.
  • Vermont converted one more goal while Buermann and Lux each found the back of the net for the 14-8 final score.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Freshman goalkeeper Jonathan Tesoro made five saves, while Vermont goalkeeper Nick Washuta recorded 10 for the win.
  • Holy Cross outshot Vermont, 35-25.
  • The Crusaders picked up 30 ground balls and the Catamounts secured 26.
  • Holy Cross won 15 face-offs, while Vermont tallied 11.
  • The Catamounts went 2-3 on extra-man opportunities, while the Crusaders went 2-4.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • The hat trick for Buermann was his first of the season and the fourth of his career.

UP NEXT:

   •     The Crusaders return to action when they host Harvard at home in Worcester, Mass. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 4:05 p.m.

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