Tuesday Notebook: Brown Defeats Providence, Record-Setting Day for Sacred Heart

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Photo Courtesy of Brown Athletics                                                                                                                   

It wasn’t the most exciting Tuesday of the college lacrosse season as we saw just one game that was competitive for the entire sixty minutes. The other three out of four games were straight up blowouts, and you could even call at least one of them a mollywhopping. 

Brown 9, Providence 7

In the only real competitive game of the day, Brown took down Providence to move to 18-1 all-time in the series between these two. 

This game started slower on the offensive end before both teams got going closer to the midway point of the first. After Brown got on the board first, Providence scored two straight to make it a 2-1 lead midway though the first. Brown then went on a four-goal run that made it a 2-2 game at the end of the first, and a 5-2 Brown lead at the half. 

Providence got things going right out of the gate in the third as they scored two straight, making it a one-goal 5-4 Brown lead. The third ended with each team trading goals, making it a 7-5 Brown lead heading into the fourth. As Providence scored early in the fourth, a two-goal run for Brown essentially sealed the win. Providence did get one goal at the end, but that wasn’t enough as Brown walked away with the 9-7 win. 

Luke McCaleb led Brown with 4 points (2G,2A) while Jack Kniffin had 3 goals as well. Phil Goss was stellar in cage, making 17 saves in the win. 

Providence was led by Matt Grillo who had 2 goals for the Friars. Brendan Kearns also had 3 points (1G,2A). In goal for the Friars, Tate Boyce made 9 saves.

Box Score

Sacred Heart 17, Binghamton 9

The Pioneers got started hot out the gate and never looked back as they burned the Bearcats. While Binghamton showed some flashes and was able to do a few things, it was all Sacred Heart in this one as that dynamic duo of Joe Saggese and Max Tuttle helped lead them to victory, their first-ever against Binghamton. 

Griffin Konen led Binghamton with 2 goals while William Talbott-shere had 5 points (1G,4A) for the Bearcats. In goal, Kvin Carbone made 19 saves on the day. 

Sacred Heart was led by Joe Saggese who tallied 8 points (3G,5A) and Max Tuttle with 4 points (3G,1A). In this game, Joe Saggese reached 66 points on the season and broke the school record for points in a single season. Max Tuttle reached 129 points career points, tying the all-time program record. Brooks Dutton made 7 saves in cage for the Pioneers. 

Box Score

Marist 11, St. Bonaventure 5

The Red Foxes took down the Bonnies and left then still searching for thay first program win. While St. Bonaveture scored the first two goals of the game, it was all Marist from there on out. The Red Foxes went on a nine-goal run that spanned across the first three quarters of the game. That run ultimatley secured the win for them as they got the 11-5 conference win at home. 

St. Bonaventure was led by Cian Collins who had 2 points (1G,1A) in the loss. Brett Dobson made 13 saves in cage for the Bonnies. 

For Marist, Hunter Embury led the way with 4 points (2G,2A) in the win. In cage for the Red Foxes, Jack Macgregor made 8 saves. 

Box Score

Virginia 24, VMI 5

Virginia Mollywhopped VMI as the Cavaliers took down the Keydets by 19 points. The Cabaliers started early and never looked back in this one. It was a 14-1 Virginai lead at the end of yhe first and then 22-3 lead at the half. This one was never close as the Cavaliers were cleaarly the much better team in this one for sure.

VMI was led by Josh Bass with 3 points (2G,1A). In cage for the Keydets, Victor Nicholl made 4 saves and Benjamin Stump made 2 saves. 

Xander Dickson led Virginia with 9 points (7G,2A) while Ian Laviano had 5 points (3G,2A). In cage, William Hudson made 7 saves. Alex Rode and Patrick Burkinshaw didn’t make any saves in this one, but did play. Yes, Buckinshaw has entered his name in the transfer portal but he can still play. 

Box Score

 

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