Score: Emerson 11, Dean 9
Records: Emerson Lions (4-2) ; Dean Bulldogs (4-2)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
The Lead: The Emerson men's lacrosse team used three goals apiece from junior Cameron Radenberg (Los Angeles, Calif.) and freshman Austin Franklin, along with an additional pair from both junior Jared Brush (Detroit, Mich.) and freshman Stevie Powers (Arlington, Mass.), in an 11-9 victory under the lights over Dean in non-conference action on Friday night.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Radenberg racked up five points in the win with his three goals as well as two assists, while Franklin put in three goals on 12 total shots and four ground balls.
- Brush added an additional two goals with three caused turnovers and Powers recorded a pair along with two assists.
- The last of Emerson's scoring came on a net from freshman Tim Doyle (San Diego, Calif.) and freshman Joe Meyers (Carmel, N.Y.) notched a pair of assists.
- Sophomore Austin DiPietro paced Emerson in the x, winning 17-of-23 in the X and picking up 11 ground balls.
- Junior Bailey Kennedy (Swampscott, Mass.) improved to 4-2 with four saves 13 shots through 60 minutes between the pipes.
- James Lovely anchored all scorers with four goals for Dean and an additional four ground balls and one assists, while Brody Fredericks and Colin Hinrichs each notched a pair of goals with assist also coming from Hinrichs.
- Juniel Jordan led the Bulldogs in the face-off circle and won 5-of-20 and Own Davidson caused one turnover.
- In the loss for Dean, Madison Olsen allowed 11 goals past him and came away with 19 saves on 30 shots within the 60 minute frame.
- Emerson outshot Dean through four frames, 50-18, and came away with the advantage in ground balls (33-24), finishing the game going 7-of-11 in clears and were 0-for-3 when on the man-up advantage.
- Dean went 14-for-18 in successful clears and converted 1-of-4 with the man-up chance.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Off a feed from Powers, Radenberg fired in the game's first net from just inside the crease and put Emerson up 1-0 a little over two minutes into the first frame (12:41).
- Richardson netted the equalizer at 7:54 with the score squared at 1-1 before Emerson tallied three unanswered goals to claim a three-goal cushion at 4-1.
- Powers put his first of two unassisted goals in at 4:36 for the go ahead 2-1 net, followed by Franklin putting in the third Lions goal (2:38) and the second Powers' net making its way past Olsen 38 seconds later.
- After the hosts grabbed the three goal lead over Dean, the Bulldogs cut the lead in half (4-2) and wrapped first quarter scoring on a net from Lovely with 27 ticks remaining.
- Dean maintained offensive control within the second quarter and outscored Emerson 3-1 to even the score at a 4-4 tie entering the half.
- Fredericks started the Bulldogs scoring at 7:32 of the third on the man-up advantage as Hinrichs fired in the tying net at 2:41.
- Franklin's net at 2:21 pushed Emerson back on top, 6-5, yet Fredericks and Lovely tallied the next pair of goals for the Bulldogs and gave themselves the lead for the first time with 14:09 to play in the frame.
- Dean's lead lasted all of a minute with a goal at 13:08 from Doyle locking the score and ignited a three goal spurt over the next seven minutes.
- After Doyle's net at 13:08, the Lions saw three different players put the ball past Olsen, including Brush, Franklin and Radenberg with its lead now at 9-6 in the third.
- Lovely and Fredericks knocked in a pair to open the fourth stanza and inched the Bulldogs within one at 9-8 with 10:20 left in the game and once again evened the score at 9-9 at 4:39.
- The Lions reclaimed the lead for good within the final minutes of regulation as Brush connected for his second goal of the game at 3:43 as Radenberg iced the win with an unassisted net at 2:03.
- Emerson meets UMass - Dartmouth on Wednesday, March 28 for a 7:00 p.m. non conference road slate.
- Dean will also take on UMass-Dartmouth in a rescheduled tilt on Monday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m.
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