Frostburg (6-1) 17, McDaniel (2-6) 12
What: Non-conference men's lacrosse game
When: Tuesday, Mar. 19
Where: Frostburg, Md.
THE SKINNY STORY
Frostburg opened up a 5-2 lead and then scored the final three goals of the game to secure a 17-12 win over McDaniel.
• Carson Marshall (Brookeville, Md./Glenelg) led the Green Terror with four goals.
• Jakob Katzen (Wilmington, Del./Wilmington Friends) made 15 saves in goal and scored his first collegiate goal.
FOR THE FOES
• Paul Ruppert led the Bobcats with five goals.
• Jimmy Lucas and Matthew Ward added hat tricks of their own.
THE REST OF THE STORY
• Jimmy Lucas and Jackson Reilly (Churchton, Md./Southern) traded goals just 42 seconds apart to make it a 1-all game with 13:13 to play in the first quarter. Jordan Edwards put Frostburg back in front a minute later before Jared Payne (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) responded to once again tie the game with 10:39 showing. Just 23 seconds later, Lucas found the back of the net for the second time to start a three-goal run. Carson Marshall snapped the run with 3:04 remaining in the first period, closing the deficit to 5-3.
• Back-to-back goals from Paul Ruppert less than a minute apart pushed the lead to 7-3 before Noah Longest (Camden, Del./Caesar Rodney) and Reilly pulled the visitors back within two with 6:13 showing. Goals from Lucas and Ruppert just 44 seconds apart once again made it a four-goal game with 3:12 on the clock. Nate Leishear (Ellicott City, Md./Loyola Blakefield) needed just 10 seconds to score after the ensuing faceoff. Marshall made it a two-goal game with 1:21 to play before Jakob Katzen heaved the ball down the field and over the other keeper's head and into the goal as the first-half horn sounded to make it a one-goal game at the break.
• Goals from Matthew Ward and Ruppert in the first 2:20 of the third quarter. Reilly and Ward traded solo runs just over three minutes apart before Marshall netted his third of the day with 1:55 showing for a 12-10 game heading to the final period.
• The teams traded goals over the first 5:46 of the fourth quarter before Ward scored with 6:20 to play, sparking a three-goal run to end the game and seal the victory.
THE INSIDE STORY
• Jakob Katzen made double-digit saves for the seventh straight game.
• The Bobcats finished with a 56-43 advantage in shots.
McDaniel returns to action at Haverford on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.