Pat Spencer produced a game-high eight points and freshman goalkeeper Jacob Stover made a game-best 16 saves to propel the seventh-seeded Greyhounds to a 16-11 victory over the visiting Blue Devils in an NCAA tournament first-round game Saturday afternoon.
Labeled the best rookie in Division I, Loyola Maryland's Pat Spencer has scored 71 points on 30 goals and 41 assists. The Davidsonville resident and Boys' Latin graduate has tied the Greyhounds' Division I record for points, set a freshman record for assists, and ranks fifth in the program's record book for assists in a single season.
Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) tied a UMBC record with 10 goals and led a late rally, but No. 5 Albany (12-2, 6-0 America East Conference) scored with 15 seconds left in overtime for a 15-14 victory over the Retrievers (4-10, 1-5) in men's lacrosse.
Casey Rees (Boys' Latin) used a fake flip to get his hands free and scored the game-winner 38 seconds into overtime to lead the No. 10 Navy men's lacrosse team to an 11-10 victory over archrival No. 20 Army West Point on Saturday.
Five weeks remain in the college lacrosse regular season and it's time to take stock on who to buy, sell or hold. It's during these five weeks where players and teams step up for the postseason. Are the top players ready to lead? Are the teams that have surprised to this point for real?