No. 1 Loyola Pulls Away From No. 7 Crespi, Wins 15-8

Seniors Harrison Mac (pictured) and Nate Mohler each scored five goals, and junior Sean Smith scored four, lifting the No. 1-ranked Loyola Cubs to a 15-8 over host Crespi, ranked No. 7 in the latest coaches poll.

Crespi was within two late in the third quarter, trailing 8-6 after an Alex Dixon goal, but Loyola closed the quarter with two more goals, then quickly opened a comfortable, 12-6 margin with nine minutes left in the fourth.

Sophomore goalie Joe Theuer was a big reason Loyola (7-0) was in position to score 15 goals. Theuer turned away 19 Crespi shots on the night.

Cam Radenberg, Crespi
Senior attack Cam Radenberg had four goals and two assists to pace Crespi.

Senior attack Cameron Radenberg led Crespi (2-4) with four goals and two assists. Dixon and Sean Friedman each had two goals, and Jack Doyle had a goal and an assist. Goalie Nick Enos stopped 11 shots for the Celts.

Jonathan Partamian contributed a goal and three assists for the Cubs, and Mac had three assists to go with his five goals. Eleven of Loyola’s 15 goals were assisted.

Next up for the Cubs is a trip to Orange County, where they’ll take on Foothill, ranked No. 25 nationally in the Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Top 25 and No. 1 in the Western Region.