(Brooklandville, Md.) – The #7-ranked Dickinson men's lacrosse team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 13-8 win over #17-ranked St. Mary's College of Maryland, at the St. Paul's School on Saturday.
The Red Devils took a slim, 1-0 lead in the opening quarter as the defenses held through 15 minutes of action. They tacked on three goals in the second quarter to hold a 4-0 lead, going into halftime.
St. Mary's found some offense in the third quarter, but the Devils matched their four-goal output to take an 8-4 advantage into the fourth.
The Devils would extend the lead to 12-5 before the Seahawks tallied three straight to pull within four. First-year Tyler Llewellyn (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) closed out the scoring, with an assist from fellow alum Brian Cannon (Reisterstown, Md./Loyola Blakefield) with 1:19 remaining in the game.
Cannon led the way for Dickinson with four assists and a pair of goals for six points on the day. Senior Will Scott (Emmaus, Pa./Emmaus) tallied four of the Devils' first seven goals, scoring in the opening minutes of both the first and second period.
Sophomore Rob Kendall (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) scored a pair of goals and handed out an assist while Llewellyn struck twice on the day and junior Austin Dodson (Bethesda, Md./Landon) added a goal and an assist.
Senior Carter Moore (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) was dominant on face-offs, winning a remarkable 19-of-23 on the day and controlling 17 ground balls. He matches his own, fourth-highest single-game win total, and the second-highest ground ball effort in program history.
Junior Max Pawk (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) made 12 saves in the nets for Dickinson. Senior Reed Salmons (Wilmington, Del./Wilmington Friends) controlled five ground balls while Parker Waldron (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon) and Michael Smith (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) each picked-up three GBs in the midfield.
The #7-ranked Red Devils have another top-20 match-up on Wednesday, traveling to #6-ranked Cabrini College for a 3:30 face-off.