AU Press Releases

Saxons dominate Hilbert, 15-4

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University men’s lacrosse team claimed a dominant 15-4 victory over visiting Hilbert College, Wednesday evening.

When the second half began, Alfred built off its 9-3 lead at the intermission and did not look back, dominating statistically in shots (63-27) and groundballs (37-20).

Junior midfielder Derek Green (Pittsburgh, PA/The Kiski School) netted four goals to lead the Saxons. Senior midfielder Matt Zon (Tonawanda, NY/Sweet Home) also netted three goals. Junior defender Chris Tauterouff (Canandaigua, NY/Canandaigua Academy) (eight groundballs) and junior attacker Caleb McCaig (Corning, NY/Corning West) (four assists) each scored two goals apiece.

Tauterouff and senior defender Jake Spadoni (Webster, NY/Webster Schroeder) caused five and four turnovers to support the Saxons defense.

Sophomore Cody O’Connor (Whitney Point, NY/Whitney Point) made two saves in 46 minutes before senior Justin Becker (Conesus, NY/Livonia) took over to finish out the contest with three saves.

AU (3-0, 0-0 Empire 8) next face LaRoche College on Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m.