Score: Mass. - Dartmouth 10, Emerson 6
Records: Emerson Lions (1-8) ; Mass. - Dartmouth Cosairs (4-3)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The Lead: Freshman Skyler Celotto (Westport, Conn.) tallied five of the Lions six goals in the Emerson men's lacrosse team's 10-6 setback to the Mass.-Dartmouth Corsairs on Wednesday night to wrap its three-game home stand.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Celotto netted five goals on nine shots (five on goal) and senior Jared Brush (Detroit, Mich.) tallied one goal while senior Marshall Tate (Taunton, Mass.) dished out two assists.
- Junior Austin DiPietro (Clermont, Fla.) scooped a team-high eight ground balls and won 11-of-20 in the X, while both Tate and sophomore Jiwon Kim (McLean, Vir.) caused two turnovers each.
- In net for Emerson was freshman Malcolm McGrath (Ridgefield, Conn.), who allowed 10 goals through the full 60 in between the pipes and came away with 14 saves on 24 shots.
- Mike Rizzo tallied three goals for Mass.-Dartmouth and was followed by two goals apiece from Tim Jordan, Kevin Swenson and Donovan Prozinkski and saw one goal from Zak Wirsen.
- Prozinski also had two helpers along with his two goals while Jake Coombes and Alexi Fauzey each picked up four ground balls and Sawyer Gibbons finished 6-of-11 in the face-off circle.
- Ted McCaffery earned the win for the visitors with seven saves and allowed six goals on 13 total shots.
- Emerson beat Mass.-Dartmouth within the X (11-9) and scooped up 32 ground balls to the Corsairs 32.
- The Lions successfully cleared 18-of-2 attempts and capitalized on 2-of-5 man-up opportunities, while the Corsairs cleared 13-of-18 and were 0-for-1 in its lone extra man chance.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Jordan gave Mass.-Dartmouth the 1-0 lead at the 11:15 mark, which lasted for the next 1:15 until Brush put in the tying goal at 10:00.
- A little over the midway point of the first, Swenson closed out the frame's scoring at 5:43 to give the Corsairs the one-goal lead (2-1).
- Emerson took the first half of the second quarter to put in two goals, both by Celotto, to take its first lead of the game.
- The first goal came at 11:34 with the extra man when Celotto fired in a pass from Tate to even the score at 2-2 and followed up with an unassisted net a minute later to give the Lions a 3-2 edge.
- After Emerson had grabbed the advantage, Mass.-Dartmouth answered with three goals, starting with Jordan's second goal of the game at 8:13 to knot the game at 3-3.
- The Corsairs tallied the go-ahead goal at 6:09 from Prozinski before Rizzo gave the visitors an insurance net at 5:33 (5-3) as the Lions entered the half in a two goal deficit.
- Celotto spread two goals in the 9:54 and 4:01 mark to push Emerson back within one goal on both occasions, but Rizzo answered at 1:34 with a pair of his own to give the visitors a three-goal advantage going into the final 15 minutes.
- Prozinski extended Mass.-Dartmouth's lead up to four (9-5) 51 seconds into the fourth before Celotto put in his final goal (9-6) a Swenson iced Emerson's loss with an unassisted net at the 4:07 mark.
- Emerson enters NEWMAC play on Saturday, March 30 over at Springfield at 1:00 p.m.
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