Ten points from Tucker James with five goals and five assists helped propel NR/RV Bryant over Siena Men’s Lacrosse 18-13. The Saints recorded nine of their 13 goals in the second half.
Besides scoring five goals and dishing out five assists, James picked up three ground balls for Bryant (4-4). Ryan Sharpe scored four goals, while six other Bulldogs recorded a goal in the victory. Kenny Massa picked up a game-high 16 ground balls.
Chris Robertson recorded his fifth hat-trick of the season with three goals, while he also dished out one assist for the Saints (0-7). Jordan Barlow notched his first hat-trick of the season, while he picked up a team-high three ground balls.
Bryant got off to a quick start taking a 7-1 lead after one quarter played. Tim Cousin had the only goal for the Saints. The Bulldogs outscored Siena 4-3 in the second quarter to take an 11-4 lead at the half.
The Saints came out of halftime with a fire and outscored the Bulldogs 8-3. After exchanging two goals a piece to start the quarter, the Saints recorded four unanswered goals until Tom Kennedy gave Bryant a 14-10 lead. Keenan Cook and Barlow recorded goals to end the quarter as the Saints trailed Bryant 14-12 heading into the final stanza. Bryant recorded four goals in the fourth quarter to take an 18-12 lead. Robertson then recorded his fifth hat-trick of the season with 35 seconds left in the game and Siena fell 18-13.
The Saints remain on the road as they travel to Hamilton, New York to take on Colgate on Saturday, Mar. 18. Faceoff is set for 2 p.m.