Men's Lacrosse Perseveres, Tops #18/19 UMass

Feb 11, 2019

Men's Lacrosse Perseveres, Tops #18/19 UMassForced into an overtime golden goal situation, rookie attacker Brendan Nichtern of the Army West Point men's lacrosse team netted the game-winning goal 26 seconds into the extra time to send the Black Knights to a 12-11 victory over the 18/19-ranked Massachusetts Minutemen on the road Saturday. The Minutemen forced overtime with a second to go in regulation, but the Black Knights won the ensuing faceoff with help from Evan Condon and Johnny Surdick to set the team up for victory. After a timeout by head coach Joe Alberici, Nichtern drove in from the right side, beating the left-handed UMass goalie for the tally. AJ Barretto boasted a career-high 17 saves in his 2019 debut. For the fifth year in a row, Army topped #18/19 Massachusetts in its season opener. It was the eighth-straight year the Cadets opened with the Minutemen. The Black Knights tied things up in the all-time series which now resides at 14-14. It was Army's first win over a ranked opponent since defeating #10/11 Rutgers last February. Nichtern had an outstanding performance for the Black Knights with seven points on four goals and three helpers. Read more.

Other news

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.