Tucker Nelson led Binghamton a win in its America East opener Saturday.
Tucker Nelson led Binghamton a win in its America East opener Saturday.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Albany, Binghamton, UMBC Win #AEMLAX Openers

Release: 03/30/2014

Conference play in men's lacrosse began this weekend with two one-goal thrillers and a 20-goal performance as Binghamton, UMBC and Albany all got off to 1-0  starts. Recap the weekend's league openers:

Friday, March 28
at UMBC 12, Stony Brook 11

Box Score | Highlights

  • Pat Young's unassisted score with 10 seconds left in overtime gave UMBC (5-4) the win over Stony Brook (4-6).
  • Each team had two stretches of scoring at least three straight goals, with Stony Brook jumping out to a 4-0 lead, UMBC bridging the second and third quarter with six-straight scores and both teams going on 3-0 runs in the second half.
  • Young and Matt Gregoire each led UMBC with three goals while Brody Eastwood tallied a game-high five tallies for the Seawolves.

Saturday, March 29
Binghamton 11, at Hartford 10

Box Score

  • Binghamton (3-5) scored seven-straight goals to overcome a four-goal deficit and beat Hartford (4-6).
  • Matt Springer scored four times to lead the Bearcats while Max Schefler made 12 saves, including five in the fourth quarter.
  • Kevin O'Shea's three goals paced the Hawks.

at #13/15 Albany 20, Vermont 9
Box Score

  • Albany (4-4) snapped a two-game losing skid by scoring 20 goals for the second time this season.
  • The Great Danes outscored Vermont (5-4) 16-4 after the first quarter.
  • Lyle Thompson tallied a game-high seven points (5 goals, 2 assists).
  • Graham Horvath had four scores to lead Vermont.