Lafayette vs. Providence
February 18, 2012
The Game Story:
EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette men's lacrosse team was the second part of an afternoon doubleheader on Saturday at Rappolt Field and much like the Leopard women, the men used a quick start to grab a season-opening victory over Providence.

Senior Colin Serling got Lafayette going just 46 seconds into the contest, dodging to the right before roping a shot in the upper left corner of the cage to give the Leopards a 1-0 lead.

Less than six minutes later, sophomore midfielder John Floyd found senior Will Heffernan next to the cage for a 2-0 advantage with 8:34 left in the opening period.

Two more assisted goals closed out the first quarter scoring for the Leopards, the first a Jake Mann tally (Greg Allis assist) followed by behind-the-back goal from freshman Cory Scheuerle, his first collegiate goal.

Scheuerle's goal was assisted by fellow classmate Brian Bock, the first of his first assists on the afternoon.

Providence ended the first quarter scoring, finding the back of the net with 45 seconds remaining in the opening frame, as Lafayette took a 4-1 lead into the second period.

A see-saw second quarter saw Providence cut the Leopard lead to two (4-2) on a man-up goal at the 8:05 mark.

However, Lafayette responded quickly, as Heffernan found his classmate Doug Prusoff at even-strength to push the lead back to three (5-2) with 6:34 until halftime.