Bison stampede Men's Lacrosse


DUDLEY, Mass. –-- The Becker College men's lacrosse team lost 20-3 at Nichols College on Saturday afternoon at Vendetti Field.

Graduate student Reece O'Connor opened the scoring in the first quarter and finished with 4 points (2-2-4) for the Bison (10-4). The Bison also received 7 points, including 5 goals from senior MacKenzie Martin (5-2-7) and 6 points and 3 goals from freshman Brendan Coates (3-3-6). Also scoring in the 1st half was junior Brayden Carroll tacking on three goals and finishing with two assists (3-2-5), as well as senior Brett Stuhr (2-0-2), sophomore Christian Baldino (1-0-1), and senior Jack Zaremski (2-1-3). The Becker Hawks (1-11) scored there only three goals of the game in the 1st half including two goals and an assist from freshman Matthew Guerin (2-1-3) and one goal from senior Blake Gordon (1-0-1).

The Bison led at halftime 8-3 before shutting out the Hawks in the second half by outscoring them 12-0 with goals from MacKenzie Martin, Brendan Coates, Brayden Carroll, Reece O'Connor, Brett Stuhr, and Jack Zaremski. Also joining in on the scoring was freshman Jeffrey Wenzel (1-0-1) tacking on a goal, and junior Nate Mortimer (1-0-1) adding a late up goal. In total 13 Bison tacked on a point in the contest.

Defensively the Bison picked up 43 groundballs and caused seven turnovers. Led by sophomore Hugh O'Donnell who collected five groundballs and caused two turnovers. There was a total of 12 penalties for a total of 10:30 between the Bison and the Hawks as well.