Monks Lose Inaugural LAX Game, 15-4

PORTLAND, ME - The first men's lacrosse game in Saint Joseph's College history was played on Monday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland, ME against the University of Southern Maine Huskies. FY Kody Peckham (West Gardiner, ME) scored two goals and SR Tyler Arsenault (Kennebunk, ME) and JR Ryan Prescott (Pittsfield, NH) each tallied a goal in the loss.

Peckham scored the first goal in program history with 1:15 remaining in the second quarter.

Senior goalie Brendan Dyer (New Gloucester, Maine/St. Dominic) had 12 saves in the first three quarters while junior Nick Hannon (Windham, Maine) made two stops in the final quarter. Defender SO Lucas Ward (Raymond, ME) collected three ground balls in the contest.

For Southern Maine, SR Matt Soule (Denmark, ME) scored 5 goals and JR Lee Gauthier (Berwick, ME) and SO Alex Pleau (Lewiston, ME) each netted 4 goals. JR Preston Gilbert (Saco, ME) tallied a goal and 4 assists and junior goalie James Suriyodorn (Deer Park, N.Y.) made seven saves in the Huskies victory.

The Monks will play at Salem State on Wednesday, 3/12 at 6:00 PM.