The University of Mary Washington men's lacrosse team falls at second-ranked York College, 16-4, on Saturday night in York, Pa. UMW slips to 7-5 overall, and 3-1 in the CAC.
Freshman Will Mortimer got the scoring started as he scored on a man-up opportunity just 1:57 into the game on an assist from Shane McKenzie. York answered that goal and scored three straight to take the lead 3-1 with 5:55 to play in the first quarter. Chris White scored his 28th goal of the year on another assist by McKenzie with just 2:08 left in the quarter. York held a 3-2 lead heading into the second quarter.
In the second quarter, the Spartans scored just 44 seconds in to take a 4-2 lead. Cole Hogan brought the Eagles within one, 4-3, on an assist from Ben Byrne with 10:05 remaining. Over the last 10:05, York scored three goals and took a 7-3 lead into half.
In the third quarter, both defenses held strong as nobody scored in the first 7:34. York broke the streak and then went on to score four more in order to take a 13-3 lead with 2:32 left. White scored his second of the game with 1:09 remaining on an assist from Kaleb Hunter to put UMW down 13-4.
The Spartans were the only team to score in the fourth quarter as they scored three goals. York held on to win the game 16-4.
UMW will be back in action on Wednesday night as they travel to CNU for a game at 7 p.m.