April 21, 2012
QUEENS, N.Y. - The Providence College men's lacrosse team fell to BIG EAST foe St. John's, 8-4, on Saturday, April 21 in Queens, N.Y. Andrew Barton (Timonium, Md.) led the Friar effort with one goal and one assist.
The Friars were held scoreless through the first two quarters of play and trailed, 3-0, heading into halftime. Providence opened the third quarter with back-to-back goals from Sean Wright (Silver Spring, Md.) and Niall Cahill (Troy, N.Y.) to get within 3-2 with 4:09 on the clock.
St. John's quickly regained control of the game, rattling off five-straight goals to take an 8-2 lead. The first two goals closed the scoring in the third quarter, while the next three carried over into the fourth quarter at 12:50, 9:45 and 8:13.
The Friars closed the game with back-to-back goals from Barton and Daniel Textor (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) at 6:35 and 6:17, but the comeback fell short.
Tyler Himes (Spring City, Pa.) got the nod in goal for the Friars and made 10 saves. Jeff Lowman made eight saves for St. John's.
The Red Storm outshot the Friars, 33-19, and held a 20-12 advantage in ground balls.
Providence will conclude its season on Saturday, April 28 against Villanova. The game is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at Lennon Family Field in Providence, R.I. Prior to the start of the game, the program will honor its senior class.
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