Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Lacrosse Welcomes Georgetown for Tuesday Night Tilt

Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Lacrosse Welcomes Georgetown for Tuesday Night Tilt

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (4-7, 1-3 NEC) vs. GEORGETOWN (2-10, 0-4 BIG EAST)
Tuesday, April 18 | 7 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Waldron Family Stadium

The Mountaineers own a 4-7 overall mark and 1-3 record in NEC play after splitting their two most recent contests. The Mount posted a 12-10 win over Patriot League member Bucknell two weekends ago, but fell to Wagner by a 9-6 final this past Saturday behind three late goals from the Seahawks. The loss dropped the Mountaineers to 1-3 in conference as they sit in a tie for fifth place in the league.

Attackers Chris DiPretoro and Bubba Johnson along with middie Jack Mangan continue to pace the Mount's offensive attack as the trio has combined for 52 of the team's 95 goals on the year. DiPretoro tops the squad in goals (22) and points (27), and Johnson leads in assists (9). Goalie Matt Vierheller has posted a .509 save percentage and 10.79 goals against average in 11 starts.

Goals: Chris DiPretoro (22), Bubba Johnson (17), Jack Mangan (13)
Assists: Johnson (9), Mangan (8), Brenden McCarthy (8)
Points: DiPretoro (27), Johnson (26), Mangan (21)
Ground Balls: Mangan (32), Tommy Lyons (24), Matt Vierheller (22)
Caused Turnovers: Daniel Barber (11), Kevin Verkler (9), Mangan (6)
Faceoffs Percentage: Shawn Milione (.439, 36-82), Shawn Raum (.376, 56-149)
Save Percentage: Vierheller (50.9), Cameron Carpenter (44.4)

The Hoyas enter Tuesday's matchup on a six-game losing streak and sit at just 2-10 overall and 0-4 in Big East play on the season. Their pair of victories this year have come against the top-two teams in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris and Hobart. Georgetown's attack is led by Daniel Bucaro (33g, 13a) and Peter Conley (23g, 15a). Nick Marrocco owns a .486 save percentage and 11.52 goals against average in 11 starts in goal.

The Mount and Georgetown are set for the 22nd all-time meeting in series history on Tuesday night. Georgetown holds a 16-5 advantage, but the Mount has won two of the last four matchups, including an 11-8 victory last season. In that contest, Mark Hojnoski paced the Mountaineers with six points (5g, 1a) and Chris DiPretoro added three goals.

The Mountaineers return to conference play with their final road game of the regular season at Hobart on Saturday, April 22 at 12 p.m.