FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Starting off with a dominate first quarter, the (RV) Lawrence Technological University men's lacrosse team secured their 8th win of the season with a 13-8 upset against NO. 9 Siena Heights University on the men's senior day.
Leading the Blue Devils was Justin Light, with four goals and one assist. He opened the game with a quick goal and went to score a goal in every quarter but the third. Right behind him was Maveric Muscat from behind the cage, with two goals and two assist and senior Brendan Oles, scoring two goals and two assists, each from up top, as well. Oles also led the team in caused turnovers with two. In the mix offensively, Aidan Nolan had three goals on the game
Defensively, senior Jacob Sacdalan got a start in goal, grabbing eight saves. Nik Kubik was on fire on the face off, shutting down the saints 21 out of 24 face offs and grabbing 15 ground balls. Brett Foley also was on fire defensively, back after missing a few games due to injury, grabbing two ground balls and causing one turnover. Alex Schlueter also was all over the field, with one ground ball and one caused turnover.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Lawrence Tech capitalized early off a goal from Light, assisted by Oles. Moments later, Dylan Couture added to the mix before Siena Heights scored their lone goal of the first quarter. However, a strong performance by the Saints goalie with six saves left the Blue Devils only up by three going into the second quarter. Another quiet period was in store, but this time from both teams. Lawrence Tech got two past the keeper while Siena had another lone goal, going into the second half of the game 6-2, including a last minute buzzer beater from the stick of Nolan, fed from Muscat.
The second half saw a closer game from both squads, with back to back scoring. Opening with an Oles goal, the Saints quickly answered. Then it was Nolan from Oles to make the game 8-3. Another Saint response came between another Oles goal, fed from Light. The Saints then came up with one before the third ended.
The fourth saw Lawrence Tech sprint ahead. While the Saints pulled off two goals, one before a Light goal and one after, the Blue Devils then went on to score three goals in a row. The first from Damian Hudson and the other two by Maveric Muscat, closing the game 13-8.
Up next is Lawrence Tech's last regular season game, a match on the road against the NO. 2 seed Madonna University on Saturday, April 20.