Celotto’s six goals propel Lions to road win

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Photo: Montse Landeros

The Lions recorded their second win of the season on Saturday.

By Alberto Gilman

Sophomore midfielder Skyler Celotto scored six goals in the men’s lacrosse team’s 15–6 victory over Nichols College on Saturday. 

The Lions scored three goals in the first quarter, holding Nichols to two. The Lions continued the scoring in the second quarter with six more goals, and Nichols scored five. The Lions led at halftime by a score of 9–5. 

In the third quarter, the Lions added three more goals to their lead, and Nichols scored two. Nichols went scoreless in the fourth quarter, and the Lions added three more goals. 

Freshman attacker Cameron McNeal scored three goals in the game, sophomore midfielder Peirce Eldredge and sophomore attacker Hunter Gervais scored two goals each, and freshman midfielder Jack O’Rourke and senior attack Austin Franklin added one goal apiece. 

Four of Celotto’s goals came from Gervais’ assists. Sophomore midfielder Alex Hrisanthopoulos won 16 out of his 24 faceoffs. 

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Sophomore defender Lex Torrington forced two turnovers, sophomore goalie Malcom McGrath recorded 20 saves, and junior goalie Calloway Myers recorded four saves of his own. 

This is the Lions’ first game since returning from their spring break trip, and they now hold an overall record of 2–2. 

The Lions play at the University of New England on Wednesday, March 11, at 6 p.m.