After scoring two goals in season opener, the Minutemen look for offensive rebound.
Four-goal second quarter, stifling defense propels Army West Point to victory over UMass men’s lacrosse
The Minutemen score two goals in season-opening defeat.
The Minutemen struggled to create scoring chances and could not convert on the opportunities they did create.
Four unanswered goals in the fourth quarter pushed the Blue Hens past the Minutemen Saturday afternoon.
The Bears erupted for nine first half goals as the Minutemen dropped their third game of the season.
While the Minutemen will enjoy this victory, they still have tough games remaining on the schedule including Harvard, North Carolina and Penn State.
The Minutemen offense exploded for 16 goals Saturday afternoon after Buddy Carr finished with four goals, while Gianni Bianchin and Peter Lindley each added three.
With three senior defensemen, the Minutemen will look to its defense to lead them to pave the way in 2016.
Sophomore Dan Dolan made nine saves in the second half, while freshman Ben Spencer scored the first two goals of his career int he Minutemen’s season opener.
The Minutemen travel to West Point this Friday to take on the Black Knights after falling to them in 12-7 in the 2015 season opener.
Grant Whiteway finished with a hat trick in his season debut but early time of possession problems and faceoff issues leave the Minutemen winless.