Led by Emily McGrail ’15 and Tom Stanton ’16, both named to the Liberty League Honor Roll last week, the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams both held their own this weekend.
The men took on Montclair State and local rival RPI, while the women took on No. 2 ranked Middlebury and William Smith Colleges.
The men traveled to Montclair, N.J., on April 8 where they upended the Redhawks 18-10. With this win, the Dutchmen have guaranteed themselves a spot in NCAA postseason play.
The Dutchmen got off to an early lead, gaining a ten-point lead by halftime. Charlie Ross ’15 and Richard Gregory ’15 led the Dutchmen in scoring with an impressive five goals each. So far this season, Ross has scored in every game and leads the Dutchmen in scoring with 30 goals.
Next, the men took on rival RPI, icing the Engineers by a score of 14-9.
Gregory led the team in goals, scoring three. The Dutchmen now stand in third place in the Liberty League behind RIT and St. Lawrence. The team will take on undefeated RIT in a game on April 15.
The women also played well last week. On April 7, the Dutchwomen took on Middlebury, a team that holds a notable 9-1 record so far this season.
The Dutchwomen took an early lead, but then the Panthers went on a 7-0 scoring streak. The Dutchwomen could not recover from this blow.
The Panthers ended up defeating Union 12-8 but the Dutchwomen held their own throughout the game.
Kim Grinhaus ’15 made 11 saves in the contest. Natalie Sullivan ’17 led the team in scoring with two goals.
Next, the Dutchwomen hosted Liberty League opponent William Smith.
The Dutchwomen dominated the Herons 15-4. This win extends the team’s undefeated league record.
Jackie Hagopian ’17 led the team in goals, scoring four while Maggie Cominskey worked as playmaker, allocating seven assists.
Grinhaus and Jen Hughes ’17 split time in net.
Next, the Dutchwomen travel north to take on St. Lawrence on April 17.