No.17 RPI men’s lacrosse beaten in OT by No.4 St. Lawrence

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – In a game between nationally ranked opponents that featured seven ties and eight lead changes, junior Andrew Jarrett scored with 2:55 left in overtime to give No. 4 St. Lawrence University an 8-7 victory over No. 17 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in a Liberty League men’s lacrosse game at East Campus Stadium.

RECORDS

  • Rensselaer: 10-3; 4-2 Liberty League … RPI saw its 9-game winning streak snapped … The Engineers fall into third place in conference standings … RPI will travel to St. Lawrence for Liberty League Semifinals on May 6.
  • St. Lawrence: 14-1; 5-1 Liberty League … SLU extends winning streak to six games … The Saints secure second place in league and will host RPI in Liberty League Semifinals on May 6.

NOTEWORTHY

  • The Saints earned the victory when they scored on the only possession of overtime .Jarrett broke down a defender in a 1-on-1 situation to the goalie’s right and fired a shot into the bottom left corner of the cage … The goal was his second of the game and 13th of the year.
  • Rensselaer junior Matt Hall tied the game at 7-7 with 2.6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter with a goal between the goalie’s legs … Hall collected the ball off a scramble with time winding down and notched his 24th of the year, this one from the goalie’s left.

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