Release: April 14, 2009
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men's lacrosse falls to No. 12 Maryland 15-6
COLLEGE PARK, MD.-- Nine goals in the opening 18 minutes of play
proved to be more than enough for No. 12 Maryland (7-5) to defeat
visiting Binghamton (2-10) 15-6 in non-conference men's lacrosse
action on Tuesday afternoon at Ludwig Field. The Bearcats have
now faced five nationally-ranked opponents in their past six
The Terps controlled the tempo from the start, with three goals
in a span of 1:26 to go up 3-0 just four minutes into the game.
Junior attack Andy
Cook cut the deficit to 3-1 at the 7:31 mark of the opening
quarter but Maryland responded with eight straight goals to go
up 11-1 with 3:20 left in the first half. Senior attack Chris
Mulheron, who finished the game with a goal and two assists,
made the score 11-2 on a goal at the 2:50 mark of the second
Things settled down in the second half, with each team scoring
twice in both the third and fourth quarters.
Maryland outshot Binghamton 37-30 but the most telling statistic
of the game was the Terps' 53-20 advantage in ground balls. The
Bearcats also struggled defensively, with 10 failed clears in
24 overall attempts.
Binghamton heads to Stony Brook on Saturday for a 7 p.m. game.