Ryan Doran picked the perfect time to come through in the clutch.
The Team 91 2018 product by way of Half Hollow Hills East broke a tie when he scored with seven minutes to play for what stood as the game-winning goal as Saint Joseph’s upended Merrimack, 9-7.
Doran also had two assists, two caused turnovers and a ground ball for the Hawks, who collected their third consecutive win. ’17 Matt Tufano (Glenn) bolstered the SJU offense with two goals, three assists and a ground ball, including a helper on the game-icing goal with less than three minutes to play.
And here it is. Goal No. 2️0️0️ for Mac O'Keefe!
— Penn State Lacrosse (@PennStateMLAX) March 20, 2021
Michigan 14, Penn State 12
’16 Mac O’Keefe (Syosset) eclipsed the 200-goal plateau for his career with a hat trick to go with an assist and a ground ball, but the Wolverines got two ground balls from ’19 Orange Justin Brown (Half Hollow Hills West) to pick up their first win of the season.
Albany 19, Binghamton 7
’17 Steve Ramirez (Lindenhurst) bagged a goal to pace the Great Danes’ rout.
’17 Tom Galgano (Bethpage) did his best to keep the Bearcats in it with a whopping four caused turnovers and a ground ball. ’17 Kyle Tiernan (Glenn) had two ground balls and a caused turnover, ’18 Extreme Max Verch (Syosset) knocked loose one turnover and ’20 Orange Trey Sofield (Oceanside) scooped up a ground ball.
— Denver Men’s Lacrosse (@DU_MLAX) March 16, 2021
Denver 13, Georgetown 7
Georgetown 14, Providence 9
’16 Lucas Cotler (Syosset) pieced together a one-goal, one-assist day to lead the Pioneers over the Hoyas. ’17 Joe LiCalzi (South Side) countered with a caused turnover and a ground ball for Georgetown, then later added a caused turnover and three ground balls in the win over the Friars.
Rutgers 15, Johns Hopkins 9
’18 Extreme Ethan Rall (Islip) continued his great start to the season with a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover to get the Scarlet Knights back into the win column.
’20 Crush Brett Martin (Half Hollow Hills East) caused his first career turnover and added a ground ball for the Blue Jays.
UMBC 13, Hartford 10
’17 Tommy Lingner (St. Anthony’s) was his usual stout self in the Retrievers’ cage, denying 10 rips sent his way and adding a caused turnover and a ground ball to help his cause.
LIU 13, Sacred Heart 8
’19 Orange‘s Blake Behlen (Commack) pocketed a pair of goals and set up another, to go with two ground balls and a caused turnover, to pace the Sharks to their fourth straight win.
Stony Brook 16, UMass-Lowell 9
’18 Extreme Anthony Palma (East Islip) tossed aside nine shots and added a ground ball to lead the Seawolves to their second win in a row.
Fairfield 14, Sacred Heart 8
’17 Taylor Strough (Cold Spring Harbor) dished out an assist as the Stags rolled to the win.
Canisius 12, Siena 10
’20 Crush Trevor Marsala (Mount Sinai) had a terrific defensive effort for the Saints, causing three turnovers and snatching up four ground balls.
North Carolina 15, Air Force 5
’16 Vince Lombardi (Bayport-Blue Point) dislodged a pair of turnovers and collected two ground balls for the Falcons.
Notre Dame 10, Marquette 3
’18 James Amorosana (Manhasset) gobbled up a ground ball for Marquette.
Dominican 13, Felician 8
’19 White Billy Gordon (St. Anthony’s) was a force all over the field for the Chargers, pairing two goals with an assist to go along with five ground balls and a caused turnover.
Wingate 26, Mars Hill 6
’19 White Marc Cottage (Smithtown West) twice found the back of the net and dished out an assist as Wingate hit 20 goals for the fourth time this season.
Le Moyne 12, Adelphi 7
All-American defenseman Justin Napolitano (Sachem East) caused a turnover and picked up a ground ball for Adelphi.
Farmingdale State 23, Purchase 4
The Rams rolled to a season-opening win in style thanks to ’18 Extreme‘s Jake Wandle‘s (Rocky Point) five-goal, two-assist day. Wandle only needed five shots to get his goals, too.
Trinity 31, Castleton 2
’19 White Will Puccio (Garden City) tallied his first two first career goals and first three career assists, to go with two ground balls, as Trinity cruised.
Ithaca 11, Geneseo 10
’18 Conor Caiazza (Half Hollow Hills East) was a force for the Bombers, causing two turnovers, snaring three ground balls and chipping in an assist to secure Ithaca’s win in its season opener.
Maritime 10, Mount St. Mary 9
’19 White Connor Buschle (St. John The Baptist) vacuumed up three ground balls and caused a turnover to fuel Maritime’s season-opening win.
Cortland 14, Potsdam 6
’17 Charlie Ricottoni (Half Hollow Hills West) stopped six shots in relief as Cortland won its season opener.
Salisbury 11, Cabrini 4
’18 Extreme Matt Sageder (Mount Sinai) did everything he could to keep the Cavaliers in the game by putting forth a ridiculous 24-save day to go with four ground balls.
DeSales 12, Wilkes 4
Wilkes 14, King’s 9
’20 Orange Matt Warns (Mattituck) scooped up five ground balls and caused a turnover in Wilkes’ weekly opener, but it was his goal and three ground balls against King’s that helped Wilkes to its first win of the season.