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College Crosse Roundup: Manhattan Wins In 2OT; Dartmouth, Villanova Get First Wins

Two teams are off the Reverse Survivor island!

NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal - Villanova v Oklahoma Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

We had a very fun Tuesday slate of games, and imagine if Fairfield lost to UMass Lowell! Wow!

Below is the Big Board with all of today’s results, box scores, and winning team recaps. Clicking on any box score will take you to that game’s box score. Clicking on the recap cell will take you to that team’s recap. We also included the next game for everyone who played today in the last column. Let’s go to the Big Board!!

Notable Game Recaps

Manhattan 14, Hartford 13 (2OT): HIT IT WHITNEY!

A six-goal first quarter by Hartford wasn’t enough for the defending America East champions to get their first win of the regular season. Parker Giarratana had five goals and two assists on the afternoon, including the game’s last three.

Matt Garvey also recorded a hat-trick as well, and Michael Zingaro made 12 stops. For Hartford, Griffin Feiner led the way with three goals and two assists, while Dylan Jinks and Justin Huggins also had three goals each. Dylan Protesto went 18-for-28 from the face-off X with 12 ground balls, while Evan Quinn made 13 saves on the day.

Fairfield 8, UMass Lowell 7: Well, this was the scariest game of the day that didn’t become an upset. The game was even throughout, but goals from Colin Burke and Travis Ford in a span of 2:30 late in the game proved to be the difference maker for the Stags. Ford finished the day with two goals, along with Dylan Beckwith. Will Fox went 14-of-19 from the face-off X, and Brad Nordstrom made 10 saves. Sean Tyrell had a hat-trick and an assist for the Riverhawks, while Grant Lardieri made 16 stops, including nine in the second quarter.

Dartmouth 11, Vermont 9: LOLOLOLOL! On Saturday, Dartmouth fans were calling for Brendan Callahan to leave and bring back former coach Andy Towers. Well, I guess Callahan took that hard and made his players play Tuesday. Richie Loftus had a team-high five goals, while Wiley Osborne had five assists. Cameron Nolting had a hat-trick, while George Christopher made 17 saves. For Vermont, it were the usual suspects. Ben French had a game-high seven points (five goals, two assists), and Cam Milligan also contributed with two goals and two assists. Nick Washuta also made 17 saves.

And that's a wrap! Final score Dartmouth 11, UVM 9 #Repost @dartmouthwlax

Posted by Dartmouth Men's Lacrosse on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Villanova 15, Drexel 13: The Dragons led for the majority of the game, but a late Wildcat comeback gave Villanova their first win of the regular season. The Wildcats had a 7-1 run to close out the game, which was helped out by three goals from Jake Froccaro and Danny Seibel each. Seibel also added an assist to his total. Jack Curran had two goals and three assists, while Devin McNamara added three dishes of his own. Nick Testa was credited with the win after stopping four shots but giving up 10 goals in 47:16 of game time. Dan Willis relieved him and gave up three goals, but made three saves, in the rest of the game. Curran’s day was historic:

For Drexel, Cole Shafer had four goals, while Robert Frazee, Will Manganiello, and Reid Bowering added with two goals of their own. Jimmy Joe Granito made 10 saves.

Boston University 12, Bryant 9: The Terriers remain undefeated in 2017! Jack Wilson had three goals, while Cal Dearth and Ryan Hilburn both recorded two goals and two assists each. Christian Carson-Banister made 12 saves on the night.

For Bryant, Tucker James and Ryan Sharpe each recorded hat-tricks in the game, while James Werner made eight saves.


What’s Next

Four games are on tap for tomorrow, including High Point-Virginia and Loyola-Towson at 7 pm.