Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/27/21
The No. 18 University of Richmond men’s lacrosse team used key contributions from Philly grads and rallied from a four-goal second half deficit Saturday afternoon picking up the Spiders’ first win of 2021 with a come-from-behind 11-10 victory over visiting Towson at Robins Stadium. The Spiders out-scored the Tigers 5-1 in the fourth quarter in the first-ever meeting between the programs.
Freshman attack Luke Grayum (Shipley School) posted his first career hat trick and attack Kevin Todd (Perkiomen Valley) added a pair of goals in the victory.
Richmond (1-2) trailed by four goals at 9-5 with 2:14 remaining in the third quarter after Towson (2-3) scored seven-straight in a span of 10:25 of the quarter. The Spiders got a big goal to change the momentum with 1:27 remaining in the third quarter when Grayum scored an unassisted goal off a strong move narrowing the gap to 9-6.
Face-off specialist Andrew Hamilton went on a run as the Spiders scored three goals in a span of 1:28 of the fourth quarter, quickly tying the game with 12:20 remaining. Senior Brett Randall scored his first of the season before Grayum tallied his third of the game to pull Richmond within one goal just 45 seconds later.
On defense, senior Jason Reynolds (Downingtown East) added four ground balls and a pair of caused turnover for the Spiders.
Hofstra 20, Stony Brook 17
Chase Patterson (Council Rock South) won 23 of 34 faceoffs, scooped 14 groundballs and had an assist as Hofstra prevailed.
Georgetown 19, St. John’s 1
James Reilly (Conestoga) won 9 of 10 faceoffs, had eight groundballs and scored once and Cade Heverly (Ridley) won 2 of 4 faceoffs as No. 5 Georgetown routed St. John’s, in a Big East contest.
The red-hot Hoyas (2-0, 2-0) have outscored their two foes by a ridculous 35-2 margin.
Rutgers 22, Ohio State 12
Shane Knobloch (Moorestown) had four goals and an assist for the No. 9 Scarlet Knights (2-0) in a Big 10 win over No. 6 Ohio State.
Michael Ott (Central Bucks East) won his only faceoff for Rutgers.
Notre Dame 19, Robert Morris 7
Quinn McCahon (Malvern Prep) had three goals and an assist and Mikey Drake (Salesianum School) had a goal and an assist for the Irish. Danny Cassidy (Spring-Ford) added three groundballs and Tommy McNamara (Haverford School) had two groundballs.
Duke 17, Air Force 7
Joe Robertson (Duke’s LC) collected seven goals and three assists and Michael Sowers (Upper Dublin) contributed three goals and five assists as the No. 2 Blue Devils rolled.
Holy Cross 11, Sacred Heart 10
Cameron Magalotti (Wilson) scored three goals to lead Holy Cross.
Johns Hopkins 14, Michigan 7
Brett Baskin (La Salle) scored once for the winning Blue Jays (1-1).
Loyola 20, Utah 8
Ryan McNulty (Bishop Shanahan) had four groundballs, one caused turnovers and an assist for Loyola.
Boston University 15, Pace 2
Sean Christman (Malvern Prep) won 8 of 9 faceoffs as BU rolled.