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Lacrosse roundup (Feb. 22): Cornell men top Hobart in opener, 19-16

Lacrosse roundup (Feb. 22): Cornell men top Hobart in opener, 19-16

No. 4 Cornell men's lacrosse wrested control of the game late in the first half and held on for a 19-16 victory over host Hobart on Friday.

Clarke Petterson scored the tying and go-ahead goals with 5:32 and 4:52 left in the first half for a 4-3 Big Red advantage. Cornell (1-0) never trailed again, but the Statesmen (2-1) cut the lead to 7-6 with 8:45 left in the game. The Big Red answered with their second of three 3-0 runs in the game.

Petterson and John Piatelli each had four goals for Cornell. Jeff Teat finished with a game-high six goals for the Big Red and Justin Scott had five goals for Hobart.

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