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Saxons fall to Ducks, 22-8
3/30/13

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University men’s lacrosse team dropped a 22-8 decision against visiting Stevens Tech, in their first Empire 8 game Saturday afternoon.

Stevens held a 12-6 lead at the half and scored 10 more goals in the second half to Alfred’s two.

Sophomore Cody O’Connor (Whitney Point, NY/Whitney Point) minded Alfred net for 57:30 minutes, with a game-high 13 saves, before being relieved by senior Justin Becker (Conesus, NY/Livonia) to finish out the match.

Senior midfielder Matt Zon (Tonawanda, NY/Sweet Home) and sophomore attacker Nicolas Wood (Canandaigua, NY/Canandaigua) paced the Saxons with 2 goals apiece.

Freshman midfielder Nolan Jessop (Churchville, NY/Churchville-Chili) picked up four groundballs and caused three turnovers.  

AU (6-1, 0-1 Empire 8) resumes conference play against Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 3, at 4 p.m.