Lacrosse Falls in Inaugural Game at Redhawks' Field
PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche Lacrosse (1-3) lost their inaugural game at Redhawks' Field with a 9-7 loss to Shorter University (4-1).
The Redhawks opened the game with three straight goals. Matt Hammill scored less than two minutes into the contest and Dustin Reykdal added a goal a minute later. Reykdal assisted on Kiel Morris' goal to make it 3-0.
Shorter scored four unanswered goals before Steve Murphy tied the game at 4-4. The Redhawks took a 6-5 lead halfway through the second half but could not hold it despite dominating in shots.
The Redhawks led in shots 40-28 and ground balls 50-32 but could not stay out of the penalty box. La Roche committed nine penalties to Shorter's three.
La Roche Lacrosse will play Bethany University on Saturday, March 19 at 11:00 AM at Robert Morris University (Moon, PA). Bethany is coming off of a 9-0 loss to Alvernia College.