WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America men's lacrosse team earned a decisive victory over Marywood on Friday at Cardinal Stadium, 14-8, as the Cards (8-1) are now off to their best start in program history. The win was the 150th of head coach Brooks Singer's career.
Senior attackman Tim Keith led the way with a five-point day as he scored four times and added an assist. Fellow classmate Victor Licata was not far behind Keith's lead as he scored the hat trick and added an assist.
Catholic came out on fire as they held Marywood off the scoresheet while putting in six goals. The Cardinals led, 8-1, seven minutes into the second and took a 9-2 advantage into the break.
The Pacers were able to close the gap and made it a 13-7 game with under a minute left in the third, but the Cards came back to own the fourth as they held Marywood to just one more score while matching it on Keith's finally tally of the day.
Catholic earned the groundball battle, 35-20, and won 18 of 26 faceoffs.
The Cardinals also outshot the Pacers, 37-29, including a 15-1 mark in the first period.
The Cards finish nonconference play with an 8-1 record and perfect 3-0 mark at home. They open Landmark play in their next game at Drew next Saturday at noon.
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