Men's Lacrosse Falls in OT Thriller
March 28, 2014
EASTON, Pa. - The Leopards scored twice in the final 3:32 of regulation including a goal from sophomore Robert Orazietti with 18 seconds remaining to erase a two-goal deficit and force overtime against Mercer on Friday night from Fisher Stadium. However, the Leopards comeback bid was foiled by Mercer's Chris Baxa as Baxa found the back of the net with six seconds left to play in the first overtime period to defeat Lafayette 9-8.
Jake Hyatt made 10 saves in the loss while the Bears' goalkeeper, Mike Nugent, registered eight saves for Mercer.
The Bears outshot Lafayette 42-41 in the contest while the Maroon & White held the advantage in groundballs, 27-21.
Leopards are back in action as they hit the road for a non-conference matchup against Monmouth on Tuesday afternoon. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.
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