Christopher Newport vs. Mary Washington
March 31, 2007
The Game Story:
NEWPORT NEWS, VA - Christopher Newport's men's lacrosse team was defeated 13-4 by Mary Washington Saturday afternoon at Captains Field.

The Eagles scored the first 10 goals of the game. CNU did not get on the scoreboard until 11:23 left in the final quarter when Michael Turk found the back of the net.

The Captains then scored on a man-up possession when Nick Lynch put one home less than a minute later. Mary Washington responded with two consecutive goals just 56 seconds apart to increase its lead to 12-2 with 7:44 remaining in the game.

Christopher Newport scored twice in the final seven minutes and the Eagles scored their 13th goal sandwiched in between for the final margin.

James Gannon had one goal and one assist for the Captains. Ryan Merrell scored his team-high 15th goal and Lynch and Turk each had one. Nick Cavallaro finished with one assist.

UMW out-shot CNU, 46-19. Ray Ralph had 15 saves in net for Christopher Newport.

The Eagles are now 4-6 on the year while the Captains fall to 4-3. CNU returns to action April 3 when they travel to Catholic with start time set for 4 pm.