Score: Emerson 10, Thomas (Me.) 3
Record: Emerson Lions (1-0); Thomas (Me.) Terriers (0-1)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
Date: March 8, 2017
The Lead: Sophomore Cameron Radenberg (Los Angeles, Calif.) found the back of the net five times to help push the Emerson men's lacrosse team past the Thomas (Me.) Terriers in a seaoning-opening 10-3 victory to officially kick off its 2017 campaign on Wednesday night.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Freshman Paul Seguin (Norwall, Mass.) recorded a team-best three assists.
- Sophomore Fernando Gutierrez (Lancaster, Penn.) led Emers as he scooped up nine ground balls.
- Sophomore goalie Bailey Kennedy (Swampscott, Mass.) got the win for Emerson and allowed just two goals on 11 shot attempts with nine saves through 58:06 between the pipes as senior goalie Jordan Maue (Andover, Mass.) finished the final 1:54 for the Lions with one save.
- Colby Blondin paced the Thomas offense with a team-best two goals, one assist and scooped up four ground balls.
- Connor Lamberton recorded 17 saves through a full 60 minutes in net for the Terriers in the loss.
- Emerson held the advantage over Thomas in several categories including ground balls (30-17), shots (39-26) and in the X (14-3).
- Both Emerson and Thomas recorded 17 successful clears, while the Lions were 0 for 5 in man up opportunities and the Terriers were 1 for 2.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- A goal by senior Jack Markwordt (Woodbine, Md.) at the 11:57 kicked off a string of four consecutive nets by Emerson, including a pair from Radenberg, to give the Lions the 4-0 lead.
- Blondin found the back of the net with 1:17 left in the opening quarter to cut the Lions advantage down to three.
- Within the second frame, Emerson registered two of the three goals scored with back-to-back goals from sophomore Jared Brush (Grosse Point Park, Minn.) to put the Lions in front at 6-2.
- The Lions bumped its lead up to five at 7-2 after Radenberg's third goal of the game snuck past Lamberton.
- Emerson outscored Thomas, 4-1, within the final frame with two more nets from Radenberg to get the score to 10-2 before the Terriers notched its third and final goal from Kade Strout with 36 ticks left on the clock.
- Emerson continues its three game home stand as they get set to welcome Anna Maria on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:00 p.m.
- Thomas (Me.) head to Dean College on Thursday, March 16 for a 3:30 p.m. matchup.
STAY LIVE WITH THE LIONS