Senior captain Sean Wilkinson
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Senior captain Sean Wilkinson

Men's Lacrosse Falls At #13 Navy

Holy Cross Athletics   04-02-2016

THE BASICS:
Score:
 #13 Navy 12, Holy Cross 3
Records: Holy Cross (1-10, 0-5 PL), Navy (7-2, 5-1 PL)
Location: Annapolis, Md.
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016


The Lead: Patrick Keena posted three goals and three assists for six points for the Midshipmen as the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team fell to No. 13 Navy, 12-3, on Saturday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:     

  • The Crusaders scored the only goal of the first quarter when junior Jon Vogel (Chesterfield, Mo.) found the back of the net with just four seconds left. Junior Kevin Lux (Manlius, N.Y.) posted an assist on the goal.
  • The Midshipmen then outscored the Crusaders 3-0 in the second quarter to take a 3-1 lead to the half.
  • After the Mids netted the first two goals of the third quarter to move out to a 5-1 advantage, senior captain Sean Wilkinson (Ridgefield, Conn.) sent a shot to the back of the net off a pass by junior Jack McGovern (San Francisco, Calif.) to cut the Navy lead to 5-2 with 5:51 remaining in the third.
  • Then with 3:18 left in the third quarter, junior Marc Buermann (West Caldwell, N.J.) made it a two-goal game at 5-3. But the Mids then netted the next two goals to take a 7-3 lead to the fourth quarter.
  • Navy then outscored Holy Cross, 5-0, in the fourth quarter for the 12-3 final score.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Senior captain Michael Ortlieb (Newport Beach, Calif.) made 10 saves, while John Connors posted nine saves and recorded a .750 save percentage to earn the win.
  • Navy outshot Holy Cross, 41-31.
  • The Mids picked up 33 ground balls and the Crusaders secured 15.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Vogel has netted at least one goal in 13 consecutive games. 
  • Wilkinson has at least one point in 12 straight games.
  • McGovern posted his first collegiate point with the assist on Wilkinson’s goal.

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, April 9, when they host Lafayette at 1:05 p.m. The Crusaders will be hosting Military Appreciation Day and will be holding a free youth clinic from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. For more details go here.

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