Salisbury Men’s Lacrosse Drops Second Straight Game
The Sea Gulls have not lost consecutive games since 2015, when they fell to Gettysburg and Ohio Wesleyan.
Salisbury (3-2) was held scoreless in the first quarter and managed three goals in the second. The Battling Bishops (4-1) scored four goals in the first quarter and took a 7-3 lead into halftime.
Garrett Reynolds helped Salisbury fight back to even the score at 7-7 with two of his five goals on the day. Reynolds scored twice in less than a minute in the third quarter to cut the Battling Bishops’ lead to two.
After a Zach Pompea goal with 10:24 left in the third, Corey Gwin and Griffin Moroney notched back-to-back scores to give Salisbury an 8-7 lead. Ohio Wesleyan responded with two goals in the final three minutes of the quarter and took a 9-8 lead into the fourth.
The two teams battled in the fourth quarter with Salisbury taking the 3-2 advantage to end regulation in a tie. Gwin scored his second goal of the game with six minutes left and neither team would score again in regulation.
Salisbury could not manage a goal on four opportunities in overtime and Ohio Wesleyan won with less than a minute left in overtime on a Steven Hildebrand goal.
The Sea Gulls play again on Wednesday, March 7 at home against Kenyon College, with the face-off time set at 4 p.m.