Tigers Rally Comes Short to Red Hawks of Montclair State

Tigers Rally Comes Short to Red Hawks of Montclair State

PORT WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Sewanee men's lacrosse team fell to Montclair State (N.J.), 10-9, in a neutral site contest Sunday from Germantown Academy.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Montclair State (2-2) 10, Sewanee (4-4) 9
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Red Hawks started the contest with three straight goals in a 2:21 span.

-Sewanee would rally to go on a 5-1 run, including netting the last four goals after one quarter of play.

-The teams traded two goals apiece in the second quarter, but the Tigers held the 7-6 advantage at the intermission.

-In the third period, Montclair State took the lead thanks to two goals that were scored in a 18-second span with 13 minutes to go in the period and held Sewanee scoreless for the remainder of the period.

-In the fourth, the Red Hawks laced a goal with 13 minutes to go to push the lead to 9-7.

-Sewanee responded with two goals to even the score at nine with 9:18 to go.

-About a minute later, Matt Haemmerle netted the game-winning goal to make it a 10-9 contest.

-Sewanee took four shots in the remainder of the contest, but two key turnovers with 2:29 and 23 seconds left were the deciding factor.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Hayden Hunt and Jake Vaughn each scored twice for the Tigers.

-Cal Pierce scooped up six grounders, while Charles Dorfman and Hunt each collected three each.

-Bryce Womack saved 10 shots in 47 minutes in goal, while Tal Wharton (1-1) saved three shots.

MONTCLAIR STATE KEY STATISTICS
-Brady Wulster scored three times and claimed two grounders.

-Matt Haemmerle totaled four grouders.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will next take on Babson (Mass.) in a neutral site contest at Germantown Academy Wednesday.

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