April 9 – BETHANY, W.Va. - The Bethany lacrosse team suffered a 15-6 decision at the hands of Saint Vincent College on Wednesday evening.
The Bison took the early lead in the contest, as Dylan Radwanski (Toronto, Ohio/Toronto) found the back of the net with 11:29 to go in the first period.
After Saint Vincent answered right back to tie the game at 1-1, Jake Holland (Canton, Ohio/Jackson) would receive a great pass from Kyle Dashiell (Parsonsburg, Md./Wicomico) to put the Bison back on top 2-1 at the 9:19 mark.
Saint Vincent would counter once again to even the score. Holland and the Bison would respond at the 3:02 mark, as he scored his second goal of the contest, this time on a pass from Brendan Wessells (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park), pushing the lead to 3-2.
The Bearcats would even things up with just 18 seconds to go, as the score would be 3-3 heading into the second period of play.
The second frame was all Saint Vincent, as they scored seven unanswered goals to take a 10-3 heading into intermission.
The third frame saw Bethany strike first, as Grant Delaney (Wooster, Ohio/Wooster) scored on an assist from Holland, which trimmed the deficit to six goals (10-4).
Saint Vincent would then rattle off three consecutive goals over the next three minutes to push the lead to nine (13-4).
The Bison would tally their fifth goal of the contest with 1:35 remaining in the third frame, when Kenneth Lindley (Bentleyville, Pa./Bentworth) found the back of the net on a pass from Travis Granich (Huntington, W.Va./Huntington).
After Saint Vincent tacked on two more goals (15-5) in the final period, Delaney would complete the Bison scoring, as he registered a goal with 8:48 remaining in the contest.
Bethany would be unable to mount any sort of comeback, as they went on to fall by the same count.
Offensively the Bison were led by Holland and Delaney. Holland notched three points (two goals and assist), while Delany tallied two goals.
The defense was led by Aaron Bynum (Prince Frederick, Md./Calvert) and Dominic Halstead (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake), as they both collected three ground balls each.
Goalie C.J. Studnicky (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park) had a busy day in front of the net, as he recorded 20 saves on 49 Bearcat shots.
The Bison will be back in action on Friday, April 11, when they host Bryn Athyn for the Senior Day. Action is slated to begin at 6:00 p.m.