Men's Lacrosse

2018 RECORD: 2-12; GNAC 0-9 / All-GNAC PLAYERS: 4

Lasell Defeats Men's Lacrosse in GNAC Showdown

Lasell Defeats Men's Lacrosse in GNAC Showdown

Link: Box Score

Newton, Mass. - The Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse team fell on the road to Lasell College by a score of 21-3 on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play at Grellier Field.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Lasell 21 | Albertus Magnus 3
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (1-3, 1-2) | Lasell (6-1, 2-0)

HOW IT HAPPENED
First Half (14-1 LC)

  • Lasell held an 8-0 lead over Albertus heading into the second quarter behind two-goal performances from Andrew Fidalgo, James Anderson and Ryan Madden.
  • The Lasers scored the first six goals of the second to push their lead to double-digits, 14-0, before senior James May (Branford, Conn.) found the back of the net with 17 seconds remaining to make it a 14-1 margin at the break.
  • Junior Christopher Magnifico (Glastonbury, Conn.) picked up the assist on May's 10th goal of the season.

Second Half (7-2 LC)

  • The Lasers outscored Albertus in the third, 4-1, to bring the score to 18-2.
  • The Falcons' lone goal of the quarter came from sophomore Mykel Stinson (Bridgeport, Conn.) at the 1:47 mark on a nice feed from Magnifico.
  • Freshman Terrell Yarbrough (New Haven, Conn.) kicked off the fourth quarter scoring his first goal of the season at the 11:10 mark, cutting the deficit to 15, 18-3.
  • Lasell closed out regulation with three-goal scoring run to put the game away 21-3.

KEY PERFORMERS
Albertus:

  • Freshman Andrew Luzzi (East Haven, Conn.) finished the game with a team-high four ground balls.
  • Both Stinson and Derek Ralston (Guilford, Conn.) led the defensive unit with a caused turnover each.

Lasell:

  • Madden, Anderson and Liam Gillis recorded three goals a piece while Madden posted a team-high three assists.
  • Steven Phelps led the Lasers with 10 ground balls.
  • Eleven different players caused a turnover for Lasell, including three from Evan Abatiell.

BETWEEN THE PIPES
Albertus:

  • John Brunetti (West Haven, Conn.) (L, 1-3): 14 Goals-Against | 7 Saves | 21 Shots
  • Dane Walsh (Bethany, Conn.): 7 Goals-Against | 5 Saves | 12 Shots

Lasell:

  • Alex Beauchemin (W, 6-1): 1 Goal-Against | 2 Saves | 3 Shots
  • Ryan Janovic: 1 Goal-Against | 0 Save | 1 Shot
  • Mike Davison: 1 Goal-Against | 1 Save | 2 Shots

UP NEXT
Albertus returns to action on Wednesday, March 7 with a non-conference road game against Mitchell College. Face-off is set for 4PM in New London, Conn.