Men's Lacrosse

Carney Contributes Single-Game Record Seven Assists; Men's Lacrosse Falls Short to Alabama-Huntsville

Carney Contributes Single-Game Record Seven Assists; Men's Lacrosse Falls Short to Alabama-Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --- Junior Dane Carney set a school single-game record with seven assists and Alec Molander continued his impressive freshman campaign with four goals while the Lees-McRae men's lacrosse team dropped a 10-9 decision to Alabama-Huntsville at Charger Park Saturday afternoon in Huntsville, Ala.

The Chargers (3-7) saw three different players score multiple goals. The Bobcats (2-11) saw Blaine Stottlar (Clinton, N.Y.) scoop a game-high 11 groundballs and score twice.

Freshman Cameron Castle (Fort Collins, Colo.) made 14 saves and currently leads the conference with 200 saves on the season.

Stottlar notched a goal with 63 ticks left in the first quarter while Schuylor Dickerson (Crozet, Va.) tallied the assist.

Molander (Saanichton, British Columbia) scored twice in a 21-second span while Carney (Manchester, England) dished both assists.

The Chargers tied it at three with a goal from Quincy Ward with 8:31 left in the second.

Junior Allan Smith (Honeoye, N.Y.) took advantage of a man-up situation and put LMC up 4-3. Smith went 13-for-21 in face offs.

Molander struck again to push the lead to two, 5-3, while Carney notched his fourth assist of the frame.

Stottlar scored once more after a Carney pass with 2:38 left in the first half.

UAH tied it with a pair of Kevin Coppinger goals.

The Chargers turned in a 3-0 run to open the third before Carney retrieved a Molander pass to cut the deficit to two, 9-7.

Carney returned the favor and dished an assist on Molander's fourth goal of the day.

Both defenses impressed in the fourth while Louis Parks' (Mays Landing, N.J.) goal with 11:10 left was the only tally of the quarter.

Senior Gage Wozniak (Newman, Ga.) scooped four groundballs and caused two turnovers.

The Bobcats welcome Limestone Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. for a Conference Carolinas battle at Tate Field.

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