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Lacrosse Overview

After a one point loss to Hofstra in overtime, men’s lacrosse dominated on both sides of the field on Apr. 6 to beat Hampton 15-4.

Monmouth had two quick goals in the span of 35 seconds to start the first quarter, one coming from attack #24 Connor Gorman and the other from midfielder #1 Luke Cole. Hampton quickly responded with a goal of their own off of a Monmouth turnover. Miles Fawcett for Hampton found Sebastian West in front of the net to get it past Monmouth’s goalie and make it a one point game. The Hawks went on to score the next five goals, and ended the first period up 7-1.

Jonathan Angel for Hampton opened up scoring in the second quarter when he picked up the ball on Monmouth’s offensive side of the field and ran to the other side of the field to get his second goal of the season. Monmouth extended their lead by scoring three goals before heading into break.

In the third quarter, the Pirates held the Hawks to only three shots on goal, none of which went in while Hampton scored two goals of their own. The Hawks returned the favor, holding Hampton to no goals in the fourth while scoring five to finalize the score 15-4.

Ten different Hawks scored for Monmouth, five of which had more than one goal. Gorman finished with three points as well as attack #10 Brendan Dundas. Monmouth Men’s Lacrosse is now 5-5 overall and 2-2 in CAA play.

The Hawks look ahead to face Fairfield Saturday, Apr. 13 at Kessler Stadium.

Monmouth women’s lacrosse faced their second consecutive loss on Apr. 6 against Drexel after falling to #15 Stony Brook on Mar. 29.

Monmouth went into the game on Mar. 29 coming off of a win against William & Mary but couldn’t find momentum in the matchup against their third ranked opponent this year. Monmouth got off to a quick start in the first quarter with three straight goals, but Stony Brook didn’t allow that lead for long and scored seven goals in just the first quarter. The Hawks scored four goals for the remainder of the game, while Stony Brook had 11.

The Hawks went on to face Drexel who remained unbeaten in CAA play. On Apr. 6, the Dragons struck early with the first three goals of the game and after just 15 minutes led 5-1. In the first half, attackers #35 Mya Brock and #23 Caroline Brennan both scored for Monmouth on free positions, but Drexel did not allow anymore goals past them and held the Hawks 11-2 going into halftime.

Three consecutive goals from Monmouth after halftime cut the deficit to 11-5. Drexel continued their momentum and scored three goals in the late minutes of the third quarter. Monmouth added two goals in the fourth quarter, but Drexel doubled with adding four, and winning, 17-7.

Brock finished with three goals, and registering her firth hat trick of the season while Brennan had a pair of goals that increased her total for the season to 33. Midfielder #12 Danielle McNeely had a pair of goals herself, securing her eighth multi-goal game this year. Monmouth goalkeeper Katie Sullivan had her eighth double-digit save performance of the season with 13 saves on the day.