A variety of lacrosse games occurred this afternoon and below are their summaries.
Bucknell University 7, UMass 4 - Kyle Smith netted a hat trick Zach Oliveri recorded 13 saves, but that wasn’t enough for the Minutemen, who dropped their third straight to the Bison in Pennsylvania.
Harvard 8, Georgetown University 6 - Peter Schwartz‘s fourth quarter strike secured the Crimson their second win of the season. Schwartz and Carl Zimmerman finished with two goals, respectively, while Harry Krieger turned away 12 of 18 shots between the pipes.
Colgate University 14, Holy Cross 6 - The Raiders padded their four-goal lead at the break with five tallies in the third as Colgate defeated Holy Cross in their Patriot League opener. Clay Haarmann and John Hannan each recorded two goals in the setback.
Limestone 13, Merrimack College 10 - Greg MeLaugh recorded four goals, Corey Lunney finished with a hat trick, but that wasn’t enough as the Warriors fell in their opener to the Saints in Baltimore.
Roger Williams 9, Wheaton College 8 – Alex Keiver‘s first collegiate hat trick wasn’t enough to lift the Lyons past the Hawks as Roger Williams handed Wheaton its third loss of the season.
Colby College 11, Amherst College 10 (OT) - Chip Grossman forced overtime with a strike with 1:02 remaining in the fourth before he connected with Ian Deveau for the game-winner in overtime as the Mules defeated the Lord Jeffs in their season-opener.
Hamilton College 10, Tufts University 9 - Down four with 13:20 remaining the Jumbos attempted to rally, but came up short as the Continentals departed Medford with a one-goal victory. Tufts’ Chris Sawyer, Connor Bilby and Ben Saperstein each registered one goal during the final frame.
Holy Cross 20, Lafayette 10 - Taylor Zebrowski recorded a game-high 5 goals, Maddie Carrellas netted four goals and the Crusaders improved to 4-3 overall and 1-0 in the Patriot League.
Hamilton College 11, Tufts University 7 - Caroline Ross recorded her first collegiate hat trick, while four other Jumbos recorded one tally in the team’s first setback of the season.
Trinity College 17, Babson College 6 - The Bantams raced out to an 8-2 advantage and never looked back as they defeated the Beavers in their season-opener. Babson’s Misha Beatty recorded her first hat trick of the season, while Rachel Secrist finished the contest with two tallies.
Colby College 10, Amherst College 7 - Priscilla Tyler connected on all four of her shots, but that wasn’t enough for the Lord Jeffs as the Mules handed Amherst its first setback of the season.