Men’s Lacrosse Advances with GNAC Quarterfinal Win over Rivier
Newton, Mass. – The Lasell College men's lacrosse team advanced to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference semifinals with a 23-1 victory over Rivier College. The win set a new record for single season wins for the men's lacrosse program as they improved to 12-4 on the season, surpassing the 11 win total set by the 2002 squad.
Junior Dylan Gray Bayport, N.Y.) broke a pair of single-game records, tallying 12 points on ten goals and two assists. Gray's 10 goals surpassed Alex Zayacs' record of eight goals in a single game and his 12 points broke Lou Lucchetti record of 11 points set in 2006.
Senior Adam Foss (Billerica, Mass.) set the single game record for face-offs won with 19 wins this afternoon, which also helped him set the single season record for face-offs won with 148 this year. Foss broke the previous record of 135 held by Anthony Erz, set back in 2010.
Mike Dupont added three goals, while Charles Graham (Londonderry, N.H.) and Jake LaMorte (Walpole, Mass.) each added a pair of goals. LaMorte led Lasell in assists with four while Foss added three helpers as well.
The Lasers dominated possession, winning 25-28 face-offs in the game and scooping up 56 groundballs to 13 for Rivier. Lasell opened up leads of 7-0 after the first quarter and 16-0 at the half on their way to a 23-1 final.
Rivier finished the year 4-10, while Lasell improved to 12-4 and will host Norwich University in a GNAC semifinal on Friday April 27th at Grellier field.