April 14, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Downed At Queens, 13-3
Dan Morrissey Scored A Goal And Scooped Up Two Ground Balls
The Belmont Abbey men's lacrosse team fell at Queens by a 13-3 score this afternoon at the Queens Sports Complex. The Royals improve to 8-5 overall and 3-2 in Conference Carolinas, while the Abbey slips to 5-8 overall and 2-3 in Conference Carolinas.
Queens led 5-0 at the half, outshooting the Crusaders 20-13. The Abbey did outshoot Queens 10-7 in the second period but could not find the back of the net. Scotty Steele gave the Crusaders their first goal at the 10:46 mark of the third period, but Queens responded with three unanswered tallies to move its lead to 9-1.
Dan Morrissey opened the fourth quarter with a goal just 12 seconds in, but the Royals responded with four unanswered tallies to move the lead to 13-2. Ryan Corrigan scored the final goal of the contest at the 2:25 mark. All three Abbey goals were unassisted.
Defensively Brendan Shoults led the Abbey with a pair of caused turnovers. Jon Wolcott and Connor Doyle both had one each. Wolcott led the Crusaders with three ground balls. Brett Lawless made five saves in three quarters before giving way to Merrick Reiland, who stopped two shots in the final quarter.Related Item: Box Score