April 24, 2018
Men's Lacrosse Ends Season With Loss at Queens
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Catawba fell to host Queens 21-12 in an opening round game of the South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Tournament on Wednesday at Dickson Field. The fourth-seeded Royals improve to 9-6 and advance to a Friday semifinal. The Catawba Indians, seeded fifth, end their season at 6-9.
Queens began to pull away late in the first quarter in a game that saw a lightning delay in each half as the game spanned five hours. Tied 1-1, the Royals scored three times in the final eight minutes of the opening quarter to go up 4-1. After a quick Royals tally in the second, Cole Fanzo pulled the Indians within 5-2, but Queens followed with four goals and a 9-2 edge.
Justin Warnock scored consecutive goals for Catawba and Liam Lynch added another in the final 30 seconds of the half, but Queens still had an 11-5 lead at the break. That lead grew to 14-5 before the second delay early in the third quarter. Joe Barber and Connor Eakes closed the margin to 14-7 before the Royals added three more goals for a 17-7 edge with 10 minutes left.
The Indians got two goals each from Fanzo, Lynch, Barber and Wanock. Chase Scott had a goal and four assists. Kevin Geiger posted 11 saves in his 33 minutes of action.
Kevin Berry led Queens with four goals and an assist. Laszlo Henning put in three goals. Queens out-shot Catawba 61-38.
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