NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's lacrosse team scored 13 goals in the final three quarter to outdistance visiting Southern Maine, 14-5 in a Little East Conference match at Cressy Field Saturday.
The Corsairs broke a 1-1 first quarter tie by scoring four goals in the second quarter to take a 5-2 halftime lead. Sophomore midfielder Todd Davis (East Sandwich, MA/Sandwich HS) tied the game for UMD after junior midfielder Steve Ribero had put Southern Maine on top. Sophomore midfielder Justin Lawless (Quincy, MA/Archbishop Williams HS) and freshman attacker Connor Gaffney (Andover, MA/Andover HS) each scored in the second quarter for UMass Dartmouth, while senior midfielder Christian Roberto (Wakefield, MA/Malden Catholic HS) scored twice. Sophomore defenseman Dylan Kenney (Portland, ME/Portland HS) also scored for USM.
Niden and Roberto led UMD with three goals each and Brett scored twice. Kenney scored a pair for the Huskies.
The Corsairs outshot the Huskies, 35-26. Thayer made 13 saves, while sophomore Jesse Johnson (Pembroke, MA/Pembroke HS) made one. Junior Kyle Dussault (Lewiston, ME/Lewiston HS) and junior Ryan Hatch (Cape Elizabeth, ME/Cape Elizabeth HS) combined to make seven stops for Southern Maine.
UMASS DARTMOUTH LACROSSE