Saint Vincent vs. Greensboro
March 31, 2012
The Game Story:
LATROBE (Mar. 31) - Freshman Nick Pensyl had two assists to lead the Bearcats as the Saint Vincent men's lacrosse team dropped a 12-3 decision to Greensboro (N.C.) at Chuck Noll Field.

With the loss, the Bearcats fall to 1-7 on the season while the Pride even their mark at 6-6.

The guests took a 1-0 lead 3:45 into the game before senior Alex Langton evened the game, 1-1, at the 9:12 mark of the first quarter on an assist by Pensyl. The Pride scored two more goals in the first to take a 3-1 lead into the second quarter.

SVC got on the board first in the second quarter when senior Mike Diggs scored a man-up goal at the 10:17-mark, assisted by Pensyl. After a Greensboro timeout, the Pride scored two quick goals off of face-offs to stretch the lead to 5-2 with 10:01 to play in the first half. Freshman Cody Golon answered at the 9:40-mark, on an assist by classmate Zach Clark, by the Pride scored the final two goals of the quarter to enter halftime up, 7-3.

Only one goal was scored in the third quarter, by Greensboro, and the Pride added four more goals in the fourth quarter to post the 12-3 win.

For the game, Greensboro held a 41-35 edge on shots, while also picking up four more ground balls, 32-28. The Bearcats forced the Pride into 23 turnovers while committing just 14.

Diggs led the Bearcats with seven shots (five on goal) while senior Will DeLanoy added six shots (all on goal). Sophomore Peter Hronis led SVC with four ground balls and he won 6-of-12 face-offs.

Junior Adam Gunter suffered the loss in goal, making 10 saves in 60 minutes of play. Greensboro's Mitchell Kanowicz earned the win with 17 saves while playing all 60 minutes.

The Bearcats return to action on Wednesday, Apr. 11, traveling to Washington, Pa., for a 4 p.m. game against Washington & Jefferson.