The University of Mary Washington men's lacrosse team fell at Frostburg State University, 13-12, in overtime on Wednesday afternoon in Frostburg, MD. The Eagles slip to 7-10 overall, and 1-5 in the CAC. Senior Chris White totaled three goals on the day, which gives him 49 on the year. White's 49 goals sets a new program record for single season goals.
In the first quarter, the Bobcats got out to a fast start as they scored the first three goals. Cole Hogan ended the run and scored a goal, unassisted, to put the game at 3-1 going into the second quarter.
Kristophe Newman scored a goal just 3:17 into the quarter to put UMW down just one, 3-2. The Bobcats scored three straight goals to extend their lead to 6-2. The Eagles then closed the half strong as they netted the last three. Hogan added his second goal of the day on an assist from Chris White in a man-up opportunity with 5:17 to play. Just 1:10 later, Vinny Smiroldo scored on an assist from Hogan and then Smiroldo added another goal with just 52 seconds left to put the Eagles down just one, 6-5.
Frostburg St. came out in the third quarter and added two more goals, but a goal by White on an assist from Hogan put the game at 8-6 with 2:27 left. The Bobcats added another goal before the quarter ended and the score was set at 9-6 going into the fourth.
An early goal by the Bobcats extended their lead to four, 10-6. The Eagles showed no quit as they scored the next three and made it a ball game. The Eagles converted on two straight man-up opportunities as White scored on an assist from Shane McKenzie and then Chase Kapuscienski scored on an assist from White. With 8:18 remaining, Sean Tuite added a goal on an assist from McKenzie to put the Eagles down 10-9. Frostburg State stretched their lead back to three, 12-9, with 2:44 to play. Again UMW fought and evened the score before the final buzzer. Mike Colgan scored on an assist from Logan Green with 2:22 left, then White scored on an assist from McKenzie with 1:46 left, and Kieran Burns tied the game up with a goal on an assist from Tuite to put the game at 12-12 with just 1:03 to play.
The two teams would head to overtime and both teams had chances early on. The Bobcats scored the game-winning goal with 1:25 left in overtime to take the game 13-12.
The Eagles will travel to CNU on Saturday for a first round CAC matchup at a time TBA. The Eagles lost the first tilt, 15-11.