Mustangs Cap Unbeaten Conference Slate

Mustangs Cap Unbeaten Conference Slate

GLENSIDE, Pa. - The Stevenson University men's lacrosse team finished unbeaten in MAC Commonwealth play for the seventh straight season with a 19-10 win against Arcadia at Jean Lenox West Field Saturday afternoon.

  • Gray McKee got Stevenson (10-7, 8-0) on the board at the 13:10 mark.
  • Arcadia (9-8, 4-4) scored its first goal with 8:15 left in the first quarter on a Joe Pedisch tally.
  • Three straight goals by the Mustangs, two coming from JT Thelen, put the guests up 4-1 with 53 seconds left in the frame.
  • The Knights made it 4-2 with 11 seconds remaining.

  • Arcadia pulled within one, 4-3, with 13:50 on the clock on a Tanner Pajakinas tally.
  • Stevenson reeled off six straight goals to build a 10-3 lead with 2:10 left before halftime.
  • Back-to-back goals by Ethan Christensen at 13:00 and 10:58 started the run, with the second a man-up score.
  • Jacob Tatum entered the scoring column at 8:34, followed by a McKee score with 4:38 to go.
  • Two goals by Tatum 49 seconds apart upped the lead to 10-3.
  • Wesley Sporer scored for Arcadia with 28 seconds to go, making the score 10-4 at intermission.

  • The Mustangs outscored Arcadia 8-0 in the third quarter to increase the lead to 18-4.
  • Six different players scored for Stevenson in the quarter, with Thelen and Ryan Coleman each scoring two goals.
  • Will Smith scored at the 9:48 mark, followed by a Jimmy Case score with 8:38 on the clock.
  • Cam Leydig scored Stevenson's second man-up goal with 8:12 to go, while Thelen had a man-down goal with 4:30 remaining.
  • Coleman's second of back-to-back goals with 1:22 left made it 18-4.

  • Clo Muscara scored the first two goals of the period to make it an 18-6 game 1:26 in.
  • Tatum scored with 10:27 left to close out the Stevenson scoring.
  • The Knights registered the final four goals of the game.

  • Tatum totaled five goals and three assists, scoring five goals for the third time in five games.
  • McKee registered two goals and four assists.
  • Thelen recorded four goals and an assist to go along with a pair of caused turnovers.
  • Thelen now has 180 career goals, one shy of Richie Ford's program record 181.
  • Christensen posted three goals and two assists.  He also had two caused turnovers.
  • Dylan Harris finished with two assists, seven ground balls and three caused turnovers.
  • Dominic DeFazio recorded three caused turnovers and picked up three ground balls.
  • DeFazio now has 134 caused turnovers, two shy of second-place Evan Douglass and five fewer than Kyle Holechek's program-record 139.
  • Al Falco also forced a pair of Arcadia turnovers.
  • Marc Poust played the first three quarters in goal and made five saves.  Sam Ross, Tyler Steinberg and Shane Silk split the final 15 minutes.
  • Stevenson improved to 56-0 all-time in MAC Commonwealth regular season play.
  • The Mustangs outshot Arcadia 63-29.
  • Stevenson finished 2-6 in man-up situations while holding the Knights without a goal in five man-up chances.

  • Stevenson will host a MAC Commonwealth semifinal on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 pm, hosting either No. 4 seed Widener or No. 5 seed Arcadia.  The Pride and Knights meet Monday.