PORTLAND, ME - The Becker College Hawks defeated Saint Joseph's
College 9-5 in men's lacrosse action on Tuesday evening. FY
Kody Peckham (West Gardiner, ME)
netted 3 goals and FY Elliot
LaMarre (Raymond, ME) and SO
Lucas Ward (Raymond, ME) each
collected 6 groundballs in the loss.
SO Luke LaFreniere (Alton, NH) opened the scoring with his first goal of the season 3 minutes inton the first quarter and Peckham scored nine minutes later to put the Monks up, 2-1. The Hawks scored two goals in the final 1:11 of the first to take a 3-2 lead going into the second stanza.
Peckham scored his second goal of the game two minutes into the second quarter to tie the game, 3-3. Becker proceeded to score four unanswered goals before Peckham added his third tally of the game, a man-up goal at the 9:18 mark of the third period, to make the score 7-4, Hawks. FY Tokunbo Amosun (Gardiner, ME) netted a man-up goal, his first career score, with 5:27 remaining to wrap up the Monks' scoring.
Monks senior goalkeeper Brendan Dyer (New Gloucester, ME) made 10 saves and LaFreniere, Peckham, SR Tyler Arsenault (Kennebunk, ME) and JR Matt Campbell (Dedham, MA) collected four groundballs apiece in the loss.
Becker sophomore Aaron Fill scored 4 goals in the Hawks victory.
St. Joe's will play at U Mass-Boston on Thursday, 3/27 at 3:30 PM.