Men’s Lacrosse Topped at Randolph-Macon, 9-8

Men’s Lacrosse Topped at Randolph-Macon, 9-8

WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America men's lacrosse team rallied from a three-goal deficit at Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon, but saw a late Yellow Jacket score go against them for a 9-8 defeat.

The Cardinals trailed by three with just 10 minutes to play but back-to-back-to-back scores knotted the game at eight-all with 5:20 to play.

It was Randolph-Macon that was able to find the game-winner however as they got one to the back of net with just over three minutes remaining.

Senior Ethan Rodriguez started the rally as he scored twice in a four-minute span to bring the game from 8-5 to 8-7. His classmate Tim Keith then netted his second of the afternoon to tie the game up.

Junior Bennett Bradley joined Rodriguez and Keith with multi-score performances as he scored just before the end of the half and 21 seconds into the third for back-to-back scores.

Rookie goalkeeper Alex Mulyk started his first career game and stopped 15 shots.

Catholic won the groundball battle, 30-23, and held a 12-8 faceoff advantage, but Randolph-Macon was able to fire off 36 shots compared to 24 for the Cards.

The Cardinals play their home-opener this Wednesday at 6 p.m., when they host Hampden-Sydney.

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