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#20 Christopher Newport Tops Lacrosse 13-9

John Burke
John Burke

The #20 Captains of Christopher Newport University led 9-4 at halftime and held on to defeat Hampden-Sydney Lacrosse 13-9.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Christopher Newport 13, Hampden-Sydney 9
  • Records: Hampden-Sydney 3-2, Christopher Newport 4-0
  • Location: Newport News, VA – Captains Turf Field 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The game was tied at 1-1 with 12:26 remaining in the first quarter, but the Captains rattled off the next three scores to go ahead 4-1 at 9:31
  • Offenses went quite from there until John Burke netted a goal with 42 seconds left in the quarter
  • Hunter Brown and Jack Hayden posted back-to-back goals to tie the game at 4-4 at 10:07, but CNU scored the last five goals of the half to go into halftime ahead 9-4
  • The Tigers continued their strong third quarter play once again as they shaved two goals off the halftime deficit by outscoring the Captains 3-1 in the frame
  • The Tigers weren't able to cut the deficit to lower than three in the fourth quarter

TIGER TOP PERFORMERS

FOR THE FOES

  • Dylan Rice poured in three goals and four assists
  • Drew Magnusson scored twice
  • Tony Cruz won 17 of 26 faceoffs

STATS OF THE GAME

  • H-SC held a 41-19 advantage in ground balls
  • CNU was 4-7 on man-up opportunities while Hampden-Sydney was 1-2
  • The Captains outshot the Tigers 39-30 with a 24-15 edge in shots on goal

UP NEXT

  • Hampden-Sydney travels to play #7 Cabrini College on March 7 at 4 pm