No. 2 Dickinson Survives McDaniel in One-Goal Thriller

WESTMINSTER, Md. Three straight goals, including two 41 seconds apart, lifted No. 2 Dickinson to an 11-10 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's lacrosse action on Wednesday.

Skippy Clary (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) and Michael Woglom (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) each scored two goals to lead the Green Terror (3-7, 0-2 CC) on attack. Ryan Hennessy (Corning, N.Y./Corning East) led the defense with five caused turnovers and two ground balls.

Brian Gleason paced the Red Devils (8-0, 1-0 CC) with two goals and three assists while Kobi Frankel netted three goals.

Trailing 9-8 on a Zach Monzo (Collegeville, Pa./Spring-Ford) goal with 4:34 to play in the third quarter, Rob Kendall converted a man-up goal nearly three minutes later to knot the game entering the final period.

With 8:58 showing, Frankle hit the back of the net to put the visitors in front before Kendall riffled one home from Matt Cherry 41 seconds later for an 11-9 lead.

Pat Bivons (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) drew McDaniel within one with 1:57 to play off Jason Lawrence's (Fallston, Md./Fallston) second assist.

After a double penalty with 1:15 to play, the Green Terror had possession but was unable to get a shot off after a timeout with 26.7 seconds left.

Glaason staked Dickinson to a 1-0 lead just 1:46 into the game before Ryan Weiss (Easton, Pa./Easton Area) started a three-goal burst in a 1-minute, 45-second span.

Woglom and Matt Dupras (Hillsborough, N.J./Immaculata) pushed the lead to 3-1 with 10:51 to play in the opening quarter.

Goals from Frankel and Gleason knotted the game with 7:28 showing before a Will Scott man-up tally 1:21 later put the Red Devils on top, 4-3.

Patrick Serio (Marriottsville, Md./Marriotts Ridge) knotted the game at the end of the first period before a Nick Leon man-up goal midway through the second quarter put Dickinson back in front.

Two Clary goals and a Lawrence tally over the final 5:44 of the second quarter gave McDaniel a 7-5 edge at the break.

Leon and Woglom traded tallies over the first 3:18 of the second quarter before Frankel and White tied the game at 8-all with goals 80 seconds apart.

McDaniel returns to action at Haverford on Saturday. Game time is 1:00 p.m.

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(Carlisle, Pa.) The #2-ranked Dickinson men's lacrosse team survived a thriller in Westminster, holding off McDaniel College, 11-10, in Wednesday night's Centennial Conference opener.

The Green Terror had their sights set on the two-time defending champs right out of the gate, taking a 3-1 lead in the opening five minutes. The Red Devils struck first as Brian Gleason (Darien, Conn./Darien) finished an assist from Parker Waldron (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon), 1:46 into the game.

McDaniel answered, scoring three straight goals in a span of just under two minutes, taking a 3-1 lead at the 10:51 mark.

The Devils responded with a 3-0 run as Gleason tallied a goal and an assist. First-year Kobi Frankel (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon) started the run and Gleason found Will Scott (Emmaus, Pa./Emmaus) on an extra-man opportunity after Tyler White (Philadelphia, Pa./Penn Charter) fed him for his second goal of the game.

Pat Bivons tallied his second assist of the night, feeding Patrick Serio to tie the game, 4-4, with 2:31 remaining in the opening quarter.

Senior Nick Leon (Chevy Chase, Md./Gonzaga) ripped the net on another extra-man opportunity, finishing another assist from Gleason at the midpoint of the second period. William Clary tallied back-to-back goals, including a man-up to give the Green Terror a 6-5 advantage with 3:00 to go in the half.

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