Ursinus Shuts Down Eastern to Remain Undefeated

ST. DAVIDS, Pa. Ursinus scored eight straight goals as the Bears (4-0) stayed undefeated with an 8-1 win over Eastern (2-2) Saturday afternoon in a men's lacrosse contest contested in heavy rain. The Bears forced 22 Eagle turnovers in the win.

Senior midfielder Eric Farris (Pottsgrove, Pa./Pottsgrove) netted three goals, while sophomore attack David Kraus (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand) added in two. Senior attack Dan Monzo (Collegeville, Pa./Senior-Ford), sophomore midfielder Jeff Ocampo (Palm Coast, Fla./Mantanzas) and senior attack Pat Nagle (Stony Brook, N.Y/Ward Melville) also netted goals for the Bears.

Junior long stick midfielder Ernie Constantine (Bethpage, N.Y./St. Dominic), Kraus and Monzo also picked up assists.

Farris scored his first goal with 5:56 left in the first quarter for a 1-0 lead. Nagle's goal came with 7:35 left in the second for a 2-0 lead, followed by a goal from Ocampo with just 1:20 left to make the halftime score 3-0.

Farris' second goal came 31 seconds into the third quarter for a 4-0 lead, followed by a goal from Kraus four minutes later to increase the lead to 5-0.

Monzo scored his first goal with 8:53 left in the third on an assist from Constantine, followed by Kraus goal with 7:11 left in the third for a 7-0 lead.

Farris got the hat trick on a man-up goal with 10:01 left in the fourth quarter.

Freshman goalkeeper T.J. Magnani (Bear, Del./Saint Mark's) had eight saves in the win. Senior defender Matt Conway (Plymouth Meeting, Pa./Germantown Academy) picked up three groundballs, while also forcing two turnovers.

Ursinus will host Swarthmore on Wednesday.


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