Senior Jon Vogel scored five goals.
Senior Jon Vogel scored five goals.

Men's Lacrosse Falls To #19 BU, 12-11, In OT

Holy Cross Athletics   04-21-2017

THE BASICS:

Score: #19 Boston University 12, Holy Cross 11 (OT)

Records: Boston University (11-3, 5-3 Patriot League); Holy Cross (4-9, 4-4 Patriot League)

Location: Boston, Mass. (Nickerson Field)

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Lead: Cal Dearth netted the game-winning goal in overtime and tallied a total of four goals for the Terriers as the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team fell to No. 19 Boston University, 12-11, on Friday in Patriot League action. Senior Jon Vogel led the Crusaders with five goals. The Crusaders will be the No. 5 seed in the Patriot League Tournament and will play at No. 4 seed Navy on Tuesday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Terriers started off the game with a 1-0 lead when James Burr scored a goal with 11:59 left in the first quarter.
  • Senior Sean Kirkpatrick answered with two goals for the Crusaders as they took a 2-1 lead with 5:01 remaining in the first quarter.
  • With only two seconds left of play until the second quarter, Burr scored again for Boston University to tie the game at 2-2.
  • Burr netted a hat trick with 13:48 left in the second quarter and just 31 seconds later, Dearth buried a goal to put the Terriers up 4-2.
  • Holy Cross ended the Terriers’ 3-0 streak when junior Henry Lilly found the back of the net for the Crusaders.
  • Jack Beall then responded with a goal as Boston University took a 5-3 lead with 10:11 left in the second quarter.
  • Holy Cross netted three straight goals to take a 6-5 lead with 6:40 remaining until the half. Goals were scored by freshman Sean Mullaney, Vogel and junior Logan LeBlond.
  • Dearth scored a goal for BU with 4:00 remaining in the second quarter to tie up the game again. The score would remain tied 6-6 at the half.
  • The Terriers netted three straight goals to take a 9-6 lead in the third quarter. Goals were scored by Cam Pincus, Brendan Homire and Dearth.
  • The Crusaders cut the Terriers’ lead to 9-8 with 12:46 remaining in the fourth quarter when Vogel and Kirkpatrick both found the back of the net.
  • The Crusaders then tied the game at 9-9 when Vogel buried a goal with 10:52 left in the fourth quarter for his third goal of the game.
  • Burr answered with a goal as Boston University took a 10-9 lead to end the Crusaders’ 3-0 streak.
  • Vogel then responded with two straight goals. Holy Cross took an 11-10 lead when Vogel netted his fifth goal of the game with 5:07 remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • Hayden Ruiz scored a goal for the Terriers with 1:48 left in the fourth quarter as the score would remain tied for the rest of regulation.
  • Dearth buried a goal in overtime for the Terriers as Boston University posted the 12-11 victory.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Boston University goalkeeper Christian Carson Banister posted 14 saves, while freshman goalkeeper Jonathan Tesoro posted six.
  • Holy Cross totaled 40 shots, while Boston University took 28.
  • The Crusaders picked up 29 ground balls, while the Terriers tallied 25.
  • Boston University won 14 face-offs, while Holy Cross secured 13.
  • The Crusaders went 1-3 on extra-man opportunities, while the Terriers went 0-1.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • This will be the Crusaders second straight trip to the Patriot League Tournament. Last year, Holy Cross earned its first ever bid to the tournament.
  • The hat trick for Kirkpatrick is the sixth of his career. He leads the team with 26 goals.
  • Vogel now has 11 career hat tricks.
  • With his four assists, senior Kevin Lux now has 109 career points with 63 goals and 46 assists.

THE TURNPIKE TROPHY:

  • The game between the Crusaders and the Terriers was part of the Turnpike Trophy competition. Go here for the schedule and results of the Turnpike Trophy.
  • Dearth was named MVP for today’s game as he posted four goals. He netted the game-winning goal in overtime on Friday.
  • This athletic series between the in-state Patriot League rivals awards points for all head-to-head victories in both the regular season and postseason, with the Turnpike Trophy going to the school which has the most points at the end of the academic year.
  • The next Turnpike Trophy match-up will be on April 21-23, when the women’s golf teams will compete at the Patriot League Championship.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Tuesday, April 25, when they travel to Annapolis, Md. to play Navy in the Patriot League quarterfinals at 6:00 p.m.

KEEP CONNECTED:

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