Belmont Abbey vs. Queens
March 21, 2009
The Game Story:
The Belmont Abbey men's lacrosse team dropped a tough 11-10 overtime decision to the visiting Queens University Royals this afternoon at Alumni Field in a battle of the Conference Carolinas rivals. Queens improves to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in Conference Carolinas, while the Abbey drops to 2-4 overall and 1-2 in Conference Carolinas.

With the score deadlocked at ten at the end of regulation, Queens scored the game winner 1:53 into the extra frame as Stephen LeBlanc found Brian Masterson for the goal.

Belmont Abbey outshot the Royals 37-29 as Dave DiLuigi led the way with three goals, while Miles Elliott had a pair. Jedd Gardner, Doug Lipka, Michael Brown, James Regan and Tristan Keas all had one each. Austin Whitesell had two assists, while Elliott, Gardner, Lipka, Damon DeLuca and Matt Spivey all finished with one.

Defensively, Keas led all players with five caused turnovers and six ground balls, while Lipka and goalkeeper Tony Kikola both finished with a pair of caused turnovers. Kikola made eight saves in the net.

Queens was led by Louie Boyle's five goals, while Brian Lipscomb had three. LeBlanc, Masterson and Miles Kerbein all had one each. Goalkeeper Brandon Macknew made nine saves.