March 3, 2012
RIVERDALE, N.Y. - The Providence College men's lacrosse team was defeated by Manhattan, 11-9, in non-conference action on Saturday, March 3 in Riverdale, N.Y. Sophomore Andrew Barton (Timonium, Md.) led the Friars with two goals and one assist in the loss. Seven other Friars scored goals, while senior Jake Nolan (Westport, Conn.) led Providence with two assists.
For Manhattan, Matt Thistle posted a game-high five points on three goals and two assists. Brian McGrath also tallied three goals for the Jaspers.
Manhattan got on the board first for a 1-0 lead with 13:03 on the clock in the first quarter. Providence tied the game, 1-1, at 10:52 as Barton connected on his first goal of the day, unassisted. The Jaspers closed out the quarter with three unanswered goals to take a 4-1 advantage.
In the second quarter, the Friars tied the game, 5-5, as Tim Modesti (Fairport, N.Y.) and Sean Wright (Silver Spring, Md.) tallied back-to-back goals at 13:35 and 9:10. The Jaspers snuck a goal in at 5:31, but Providence answered with another pair of goals from Niall Cahill (Troy, N.Y.) and Paul Carafello (Kinnelon, N.J.) at 5:21 and 4:01.
However, the Friars were unable to take the lead as Manhattan went ahead 6-5 with 2:24 left on the clock in the second. The Jaspers maintained their one-goal advantage heading into halftime.
Manhattan outscored the Friars, 3-1, in the third quarter and scored the first three goals of the fourth to take a commanding 11-6 lead with 9:20 to play. The Friars scored the final three goals of the game, but the deficit proved too great for Providence to overcome.
The Jaspers held the advantage in groundballs, 37-35. Manhattan also edge the Friars in face-offs with 17 victories in 24 face-off opportunities. The Friars were 3-of-5 in man-up scoring, while Manhattan was 1-of-2.
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