York, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s lacrosse team lost their second straight game Wednesday afternoon as the Seahawks (4-10, 1-4 CAC) fell 17-3 to No. 2 York College of Pennsylvania (12-1, 4-0 CAC) in Capital Athletic Conference action.

How It Happened

  • York fired off 17 unanswered goals in building a 17-0 advantage after three quarters of action.
  • The Seahawks avoided the shutout in the fourth period when attackers Kyle Hurley (Towson, Md./Loch Raven), Max Groen (New Haven, Conn./Choate Rosemary Hall), and Ray LaPlaca (Owings, Md./Calverton) all found the back of the net.

Inside the Box Score

  • Groen paced St.  Mary’s with a goal and an assist while LaPlacanotched his team-leading 20th goal of the season. In addition, Hurleytallied his first collegiate goal.
  • Senior captain Conner Campbell (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) collected three ground balls and two caused turnovers while junior goalie Ross Snodderly (Reisterstown, Md./Franklin) made nine saves in 54:22.
  • Thomas Pfeiffer posted three goals and two assists to lead all scorers while Billy Sasso won 9-of-13 at the X with five ground balls. Landry Marshall (4 saves) and Jacob Laubner (3 saves) split equal time in goal to help the Spartans claim their eighth win in a row.

Game Stats

  • Shots: St. Mary’s 18, York 42
  • Ground Balls: St. Mary’s 28, York 39
  • Face-Off Wins: St. Mary’s 7, York 16
  • Extra-Man Opportunities: St. Mary’s 1-1, York 0-2
  • Saves: St. Mary’s 9, York 7
  • Caused Turnovers: St. Mary’s 6, York 7
  • Turnovers: St. Mary’s 17, York 9
  • Penalties: St. Mary’s 2 for 1:00, York 1 for 1:00

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 14 at Frostburg State University (8-6, 3-2 CAC) – Frostburg, Md. – CAC game – 1:00 p.m.
Max Groen ’19 – Photo Credit: Bill Wood

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By Nairem Moran · nmoran@smcm.edu