The 2018 NCAA Division 1 men’s lacrosse season kicked off on Saturday with a handful of games. Bryant senior Cam Ziegler (La Costa Canyon) and Boston University senior Hayden Ruiz (Santa Margarita) had big games to help their teams to victory, but they weren’t the only Southern Californians making a difference at the next level this weekend.
North Carolina 17, Lafayette 10: Defender Shayne Sharp (Palos Verdes ’16) and midfielder Zane Crandall (Mira Costa ’16) each were credited with a ground ball in the Leopard’s loss to North Carolina. Sharp also had two turnovers and Crandall one.
Duke 18, Air Force 4: Blue Devils Jake Seau (Bishops ’14) scored a goal, and David McCann (Palos Verdes ’16) recorded a save in 11 minutes of action. Kevin Cox (St. Margaret’s ’16) scored a goal for the Falcons.
Haydo with his first of the day from Jim and it's all tied up at 7-7! pic.twitter.com/THfOEtOWUs
— BU Men's Lacrosse (@TerrierMLAX) February 3, 2018
Bryant 15, Manhattan 7: Bryant senior Cam Ziegler (La Costa Canyon’ 14) scored four points in the Bulldogs opener. Freshman LSM Scott Phillips (Peninsula ’17) was credited with one caused turnover. Jake Fiske (Poway, ’14) collected one ground ball.
Bryant 15, Manhattan 5 – 13:13-4th // Ziegler's third of the day pushes the lead to 10.
— Bryant Lacrosse (@Bryant_MLax) February 3, 2018
Hendrix 11, Southwestern 9: Freshman Zac Asbury (Thousand Oaks ’17) had a goal and three assists in his collegiate debut for Southwestern, which rallied from an 11-6 deficit in the fourth quarter with Asbury contributing an assist and a goal to the comeback. He also collected three ground balls and had a caused-turnover. Senior middie Jordan Riggs (San Clemente ’14) collected three ground balls for the Pirates.