Dominican Charges Over Lees-McRae

The Lees-McRae Bobcats men's lacrosse team hosted Dominican College Saturday afternoon in non-conference action, falling 10-6 to the Chargers. The loss drops the Bobcats record to 0-4, while the Chargers improve to 1-3.

The Bobcats again started sluggish, allowing the visitors to jump out to a 4-0 lead after the first quarter. The teams would trade goals in the second, sending Dominican into half time with the 6-2 lead. Each team would score once in the third quarter and three in the fourth for the final of 10-6.

Jeremy Arcarz had a game high 3 goals while Alex Jones and Dan Celebre also registered three point afternoons with two goals and an assist each. Micah Brown with two, and Joe Cobio rounded out the scoring for the Chargers.

Jason Schafhauser buried two goals for the Bobcats while Tyler Stieber, (pictured top left), had a goal and an assist to pace the Bobcats. Neil Sleight, Chris Stieber and Kyle Ficken also found the back of the net for the home side, with Ficken's being the first of his collegiate career.

The Bobcats owned the edge in ground balls, 42-24, but were unable to generate any offense. The Chargers out shot the Bobcats 32-22, and also held the slight advantage in faceoffs, 10-9.

The Bobcats will be right back in action Monday afternoon hosting Division I Manhattan College at 1:00pm.