Men's Lacrosse Falls at Western Connecticut, 12-5

April 26, 2008

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Western Connecticut State outscored the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's lacrosse team, 11-2, during the final three quarters and defeated the Corsairs, 12-5, in a Little East Conference match at the WestConn Athletic Complex Saturday afternoon.

Freshman attackman Tim Walsh (Medford, MA/Malden Catholic HS) had a goal and two assists and junior attackman Matt Leary (Framingham, MA/Framingham HS) added a goal and an assist to pace the attack for the Corsairs. Adam Lanehart led WCSU with six goals.

The Colonials out shot the Corsairs, 40-23. Senior goalkeeper Steve Chase (Boston, MA/Boston Latin HS) made 13 saves for UMass Dartmouth, while Kyle Wood and Chris Frappier combined to make nine saves for Western Connecticut.

The Corsairs dropped to 10-4 and 3-3 in the Little East Conference with the defeat, while the Colonials improved to 10-6 and 4-2 and claimed third place in the final conference standings with the victory.  Both teams will return to action in the LEC playoffs Tuesday. The Corsairs will host Plymouth State, while WCSU will host UMass Boston.