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Leopards Fall to Holy Cross

April 5, 2014

(2-8, 1-5 PL) 
  1 2 3 4 Final
 Lafayette 1 2 1 1 5
 Holy Cross 3 1 5 1 10

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(3-8, 1-5 PL)
 Statistical Leaders
Goals Totals
LC - Bock, Orazietti 2
HC - Lux 3
Assists Totals
LC - Bock 2
HC - Daugherty, Smith 2
Faceoffs Totals
LC - Broeckaert 6-14
HC - Williams 11-18
Ground Balls Totals
LC - Broeckaert 4
HC - Williams 8
Caused Turnovers Totals
LC - Six players 1
HC - Williams 2
 Player Mins GA S
LC - Hyatt (2-7) 60:00 10 9
HC - Ortlieb (3-8) 60:00 5 13

Worcester, Mass. - Brian Bock scored a pair of goals and handed out a pair of assists, but the Leopards fell to Holy Cross 10-5 in Patriot League men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon. Lafayette moved to 1-5 in League play, while the Crusaders improved to 1-5.

Robert Orazietti also tallied two goals for the Leopards, while Jake Hyatt made nine saves in the loss. Kevin Lux powered the Holy Cross attack scoring a game-high three goals, while Michael Ortlieb made 13 saves in the win.

Bock opened the scoring for the Leopards early in the first period, but the Crusaders answered with three straight goals to take a 3-1 lead with three minutes left in the opening quarter. Holy Cross extended its advantage to 4-1 on a man-up goal at the ten minute mark of the second period.

Robert Orazietti stopped the run with 7:37 to play in the first half. With a man-up opportunity, Bock found Orazietti who tallied to cut the deficit to 4-3 with less than two minutes left in the second quarter. The Leopards would go into the half trailing 4-3.

Holy Cross scored the first two goals of the third quarter before Bock tallied his second of the afternoon to trim the Crusader lead to two, 6-4 with 7:52 on the clock. The Crusaders scored three unanswered to close out the third with a 9-4 advantage. John Floyd tallied with 5:33 to go in the fourth quarter, but the Crusaders held on to take down the Leopards 10-5.
Lafayette hosts Manhattan in a non-league game on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. before visiting Bucknell Friday night for its final road contest of the season. The Leopards final home game against Lehigh on April 18th will have an admission fee of $5 for bleacher seats and $10 for chairback seats. Fans should enter Fisher Stadium through Gate #2. Lafayette faculty, staff and students with a current ID will receive free admission.