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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information


Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
Release: April 04, 2017
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Monmouth 9 (7-3)
Lafayette 8 (1-9)

A four-goal run by the Monmouth University men’s lacrosse team erased a one-goal deficit as the Hawks held off a late Lafayette rally in a 9-8 win on Tuesday night at Fisher Stadium.

Seven different Hawks scored, including two goals apiece by Eamon Campbell and Dan Bloodgood, while Nick Hreshko stopped 14 shots in goal for the Hawks.

Trailing 6-5 with 6:40 to play in the third quarter, Monmouth reeled off four consecutive goals to take a 9-6 lead at the 6:41 mark of the fourth quarter. Lafayette made things interesting with a pair of late goals, but Monmouth won the decisive faceoff with 35 seconds to play and erased the Leopards’ comeback attempt.

- Monmouth’s fourth consecutive victory is a new program record.
- Monmouth moved to 7-3 on the season, its best 10-game start in four seasons.
- Monmouth improved to 4-3 on the road this season.
- The Hawks won their third straight road contest and their fourth straight night game (5-5 all-time).
- The seven victories are tied for the most in one season (2016).
- MU improved to 3-2 in one-goal games this year.
 - The Hawks wore matte gray helmets with midnight blue jerseys and midnight blue shorts.
- The win was Monmouth’s first against Lafayette (previously 0-3).
- The Leopards finished with a 47-29 advantage in shots and won 13-of-20 faceoffs.

- Nick Hreshko made 14 saves and has double digit saves in six straight games and seven overall on the year.
- Sean Tornetta’s first career-goal proved to be the game-winner.
- Eamon Campbell now has eight goals this season after recording his seventh-career multi-goal game.
- Dan Bloodgood scored twice and has four goals on the year. Bloodgood has 32 career goals following his seventh multi-goal game.
- Dylan Schulte scored a goal for the fourth game in a row. Schulte has six goals on the year and 25 for his career. Schulte also picked up his fifth assist of the season.
- Neil Ruppert and Andrew Grajewski each picked up four ground balls. Grajewski tied his career high in ground balls.
- Bryce Wasserman scored his 15th goal of the season and the 51st of his career.
- Griffin Figel netted his 10th goal of 2017 and the 13th of his career.

Monmouth continues its non-conference stretch on Saturday when it takes on NJIT at Drew University in Madison, NJ.
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