Eastern Scores Final Three Goals in 9-7 Win Over Shoremen

Eastern Scores Final Three Goals in 9-7 Win Over Shoremen

Barbieri Scores Three Goals in Loss 

CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Visiting Eastern University scored the final three goals of the game to post a 9-7 non-conference men's lacrosse victory over host Washington College this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. 

Eastern 9, Washington College 7

How It Happened
- The Shoremen got off to a quick start as Trey Ritter scored 20 seconds into the game and Charles Walker scored off a feed from Nick Boyles with 13:24 left in the first for a 2-0 lead. Eastern got a goal back one minute later as Trevor Gallion scored off a Jake Billera feed, but Tanner Barbieri scored for the Shoremen at 5:52 for a 3-1 Washington lead. The Eagles cut the lead back to one with 4:52 showing thanks to a Bryan Goetz score off a Gallion assist.
- Goetz opened the second-quarter scoring 26 seconds in to even the score at 3-3 and then scored again off a Tim Lamb assist with 11:49 to go for a 4-3 Eastern advantage. Mark Buannic extended the lead to 5-3 off an assist from Lamb with 7:13 to go. Tyler Powers ended the four-goal Eastern run with an extra-man goal off an assist from Cooper Sloan with 6:58 remaining before halftime.
- Washington evened things up with 13:08 left in the third quarter as Barbieri scored off a Walker assist and then took a 6-5 lead on a Ritter goal with 10:35 remaining. The Eagles knotted the score at six goals each when Lamb scored with 7:27 to go in the third, but Barbieri put the Shoremen back in front, 7-6, with a goal off an assist from Alex Washington with 2:23 to play in the third.
- The Eagles tied things up before the end of the third when Lamb scored off a Buannic assist with 1:53 left. Neither team scored in the fourth quarter until Goetz found the back of the net with what would prove to be the game-winner with 6:38 remaining. Eastern tacked on an insurance goal by Lamb off a Billera assist with 1:00 to play.

For the Shoremen (5-2)
- Scoring: Barbieri (3 goals); Ritter (2 goals); Walker (goal, assist)
- In Goal: Ben Flood (12 saves, 9 goals allowed, 60:00)
- Skyler Clark (11-for-18) and Josh Huerbin (1-for-1) combined to win 12 of the game's 19 face-offs for the Shoremen. 

For Eastern (3-4)
- Scoring: Goetz (4 goals); Lamb (3 goals, 2 assists); Gallion (goal, assist); Buannic (goal, assist); Billera (2 assists)
- In Goal: Jameal Hadeed (13 saves, 7 goals allowed, 60:00)
- Eastern held a narrow 35-34 edge in shots in the game. Nick Jinks tallied four caused turnovers and four ground balls for the Eagles.

- Barbieri was named the Goose Nation TV Shoreman Player of the Game on the webcast of the game. 

Up Next for the Shoremen
3/25 @ Dickinson - 3:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)
- The game at Dickinson will be the Shoremen's Centennial Conference opener.