Junior Michael Ortlieb (Corona del Mar High School) made 13 saves for Holy Cross in the Crusaders’ 10-9 victory over Fairfield University. It was the first time in program history that the Crusaders have beat the Stags, and was the first win of the Judd Lattimore era.
While his former high school teammate was keeping lacrosse balls out of the net in Fairfield Connecticut, Yale junior Michael Keasey (CDM) was down the road in New Haven putting them in. Keasey had a hat trick in Yale’s 19-4 win over UMass Lowell.
In what may be the beginning of a long trend, two Orange County alums started for the same team in a NCAA Division 1 game. Freshman Tucker Guyot (JSerra Catholic High School) and junior Dakota Rohlin (Great Oak High School) started at defense and midfield, respectively for Jacksonville. Rohlin was credited with two caused turnovers. The Dolphins had a tough day at the office, losing to Army 20-4.
One week after starting at attack and scoring his first college goal, the versatile freshman Austin Streeter (San Clemente High School) started at midfield for Bellarmine. Streeter got off one shot but did not score in the Knights’ win over Robert Morris University.
Freshman Wes Schuler (Santa Margarita Catholic) picked up his first collegiate point for the Manhattan Jaspers with an assist against Princeton. Schuler’s assist came on a man up situation in the Jasper’s 14-4 loss to Princeton.
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Senior Knute Kraus (Tesoro High School) recovered three groundballs and caused two turnovers in N0.3 Salisbury University’s 12-7 loss to No. 8 Lynchburg.
Junior Jared Ferrell (El Toro High School) and senior Timothy Francis (Huntington Beach High School) led Carthage College to a 2-0 weekend. Ferrell and Francis scored two goals apiece in the Red Men’s 11-4 victory over Jordan Riggs (San Clemente) and the Southwestern University Pirates on Saturday. On Sunday, Ferrell and Francis lit up the Rhodes College Lynx for 4 goals and 1 goal, respectively, in a 14-8 win for the Red Men. Shutdown defense from senior James Francis (Servite High School) and sophomore LSM Jordyn Williams (Aliso Niguel School) figured prominently in both wins
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