Keene State soars past PSU Men’s Lax in LEC Tourn.
|Plymouth State (10-6)||0||0||0||0||0|
|Keene State (10-5)||4||6||1||10||21|
|Plymouth State||Keene State|
|G: N/A||G: Ian Hart - 5|
|A: N/A||A: 3 Players (#20, #21, #25 - 3)|
|Sv: Jack Tyo - 7||Sv: Jason Leser - 13|
|GB: Mike Curley - 7||GB: David Shaw - 7|
|Team Statistics||Plymouth State||Keene State|
|Face Offs Won||10||15|
Panthers no match for Owls
KEENE, N.H. – Second-seeded Keene State College had little trouble in defeating sixth-seeded Plymouth State University Thursday afternoon in a Little East Conference men's lacrosse semifinal game, defeating the Panthers 21-0 at the Owl Athletic Complex.
The Owls, 10-5 overall, advance to the LEC championship game at top-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University (11-5), this Saturday at 1:00 in Mansfield, Conn.
PSU, which upset third-seeded Western Connecticut State University in Tuesday's quarterfinal, completes its season at 10-6 overall.
Ian Hart led the Owls with five goals, while Matt Schairer contributed four goals and three assists and Taylor Jette added three goals and three assists. Keene State led 4-0 after one quarter and 10-0 at halftime before coasting home in the second half.
KSC doubled up PSU in the shots department, 50-25, and won the battle of loose balls, winning 15 of 25 face-offs and picking up more ground balls, 36-30. PSU senior goalie Jack Tyo made seven saves before departing with five minutes left. Freshman long-stick Mike Curley shared game-high honors with seven ground balls.
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