Strong Second Half Propels Men’s Lacrosse Past Elizabethtown, 9-5

Strong Second Half Propels Men’s Lacrosse Past Elizabethtown, 9-5
Senior midfielder John Gregitis had three goals and an assist in a win over Elizabethtown on Wednesday.





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Photo gallery (courtesy of Dan Ceccacci)

The University of Scranton men's lacrosse team held Elizabethtown to one second half goal while erasing a halftime deficit en route to a 9-5 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Field. 

The Royals (7-4) received three goals and an assist from senior midfielder John Gregitis (Wayne, Pa./St. Joseph's Prep) and three goals from senior attacker Gus Sturm (Devon, Pa./Conestoga) in the victory.

Scranton trailed at halftime, 4-3, but kept the Blue Jays (4-5) off the scoreboard in the second half until there was just 1:32 remaining in the game and the Royals were comfortably ahead, 9-4. The Royals won all nine second-half faceoffs, had a 28-7 advantage in shots in the second half, and had 29 ground balls after halftime. 

Sophomore midfielder Alec Mikrut (Belle Mead, N.J./Montgomery) had two goals and an assist for the Royals, and freshman attacker Brian Quinn (Wantagh, N.Y./Wantagh) added a goal. Sophomore goalkeeper Nicholas McKaba (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris) made nine saves in the victory.

Junior midfielder Matt Finor (Churchville, Pa./Council Rock South) won 14 of 17 faceoffs and had a team-high seven ground balls, and senior defenseman Mike Deliberti (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield-Ludlowe) had five ground balls 

The Royals return to action on Saturday, April 5, when they host Drew at 1 p.m. in a Landmark Conference game at Fitzpatrick Field.


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