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MUNDORF, MUSTON LEAD MEN'S LACROSSE PAST LOYOLA, 13-7
Brendan Mundorf scored the most points (9) in a game since Dan Marohl produced 4g, 5a on April 22, 2000 vs. Radford
Baltimore, MD—Sophomore attackman Brendan Mundorf scored a career high 7 goals and added 2 assists and senior face off specialist Pat Muston re-established his dominance as UMBC (5-5) defeated crosstown rival Loyola (3-6), 13-7, at UMBC Stadium.
Mundorf’s seven goals was the most for a Retriever since Chris Turner scored 7 against
Muston, ranked sixth in the nation in face-off percentage, rebounded from a subpar effort at fifth-ranked
Loyola’s Matt Monfett tied the score at 3-3 with remaining in the second quarter. But UMBC junior midfielder Joe Cahill scored on unassisted goal just 47 seconds later to give UMBC the lead for good, and sophomore middie James Hyland scored 16 seconds later after another Muston face-off win to put UMBC ahead, 5-3 at intermission.
UMBC stretched the lead to 7-3 on goals by Mundorf and Franklin Berry into the third quarter, but Loyola’s Matt Cassalia cut the gap to 7-4 late in the period. Mundorf opened the fourth quarter with an unassisted goal at the mark, and then finished the 6-0 with another unassisted score just under six minutes later. The Greyhounds scored the game’s final three goals in the last of play.
The Greyhounds have now dropped three straight games. The meeting was the first between the two schools since 1996, and the Retrievers snapped a nine-game losing streak to Loyola. UMBC’s last win in the series occurred in 1987, but they still maintain a 15-13 series advantage. The Retrievers are now 4-0 when scoring the game’s first goal.