Spartans Struggle Against Mavericks, 17-7

Spartans Struggle Against Mavericks, 17-7

The St. Thomas Aquinas men's lacrosse team fell to Mercy College, 17-7 on Wednesday afternoon. Brenton Mighty and Tyler Senatore each scored two goals for the Spartans.  

The Maverick's took control of the game right from the start scoring 8 goals from 8 different players in the opening quarter.  Mercy continued their offensive attack in the 2nd quarter outscoring the Spartans, 5-1 to take a 13-1 lead into the break.  

Senatore scored the only goal for the Spartans in the first half.  Tommy McPartland had 3 goals and an assist to pace the Maverick's who held a 28-8 shot advantage in the first half.  

The Spartans found more success in the 2nd half outscoring the visitors 6-3.  Kevin Alvora and Briele Caples each scored in the 3rd quarter.  Caples finished the game with a goal and two assists.  

Joseph Nyemchek scored a 4th quarter goal along with Senatore's second goal and two from Mighty.  Ryan Guild had 13 saves for the Spartans.

STAC will host Notre Dame de Namur on Sunday at 1:00.