Matthew Fischetti
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Matthew Fischetti

Crusaders Defeated By Marist, 8-5

Holy Cross Athletics   03-25-2017

THE BASICS:

Score: Marist 8, Holy Cross 5

Records: Holy Cross (2-7); Marist (5-4)

Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (Tenney Stadium)

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 1:00 p.m.

The Lead: Senior Sean Kirkpatrick scored three goals but the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team fell to Marist, 8-5, on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Crusaders took a 2-0 lead when freshman Kevin Kodzis and junior Matthew Fischetti each found the back of the net.
  • After the Red Foxes responded with two straight goals, Kirkpatrick netted an extra-man goal off a pass by senior Jon Vogel to give the Crusaders a 3-2 advantage with 1:46 left in the first quarter.
  • Kirkpatrick increased the Crusader lead to 4-2 when he posted the first goal of the second quarter off a pass from freshman Sean Mullaney.
  • Michael Smith then tallied a goal for Marist as the Crusaders led 4-3 going to the half.
  • The Red Foxes moved out to a 6-4 lead by netting the first three goals of the third quarter.
  • Kirkpatrick scored his third goal of the contest to cut the Marist lead to 6-5 with 1:12 remaining in the third quarter.
  • But the Red Foxes clinched the 8-5 victory by scoring the last two goals of the game.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Freshman goalkeeper Jonathan Tesoro posted 10 saves, while Marist goalkeeper Brian Corrigan posted 19 for the win.
  • Each team took 34 shots.
  • The Red Foxes picked up 24 ground balls, while the Crusaders tallied 20.
  • Marist won nine face-offs, while Holy Cross secured eight.
  • The Crusaders went 1-2 on extra-man opportunities, while the Red Foxes went 0-1.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Kirkpatrick now has three career hat tricks.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, April 1, when they host Patriot League opponent Navy at 11:05 a.m.

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