Men’s Lax Stays Hot with Win Over Medaille

Junior James Voigt scored four goals with two assists as the Keuka College men's lacrosse team remained perfect with Wednesday night's 24-8 win over Medaille College (photo courtesy of Taylor Smith, Keuka College Sports Information Department).
Junior James Voigt scored four goals with two assists as the Keuka College men's lacrosse team remained perfect with Wednesday night's 24-8 win over Medaille College (photo courtesy of Taylor Smith, Keuka College Sports Information Department).

Senior Connor Latimer (Whitby, Ont./Father Leo J. Austin) scored five goals with one assist and junior James Voigt (Penn Yan, NY/Penn Yan) added four goals with two assists as the Keuka College men's lacrosse team stayed hot with a 24-8 win over Medaille College Wednesday night at All High Stadium in Buffalo, N.Y.

Sophomore Matt Beebe (Syracuse, NY/LaFayette) added five points on one goal with four assists, as did junior Cory Gray (Seneca Castle, NY/Midlakes), who  finished with four goals and an assist as the Storm (10-0, 6-0 NEAC) set a season-high for goals scored.

Senior Mike Donals (Livonia, NY/Livonia) added three goals while freshman Jamie Kuppel (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool) had three goals and an assist as Keuka College scored 20 or more goals for the fourth straight game.

Sophomore Brendan King (Auburn, NY/Auburn) added two goals while freshman Matt Mahalick (LaFayette, NY/LaFayette) won 90 percent of his faceoffs (9 of 10) and senior Zachary Koczent (Geneva, NY/Geneva) won 66.7 percent of his faceoffs (14 of 21) as the Green and Gold dominated on faceoffs against the Mavericks (3-5, 3-2 NEAC).

Junior Eric Saltrelli (Webster, NY/Webster Schroeder) made 14 saves for the win to improve to 6-0. It was his third contest making double-digit saves.

Latimer and Kuppel each scored twice as the Storm opened up a 4-0 lead just four minutes into the contest. Gray and Voigt each added a pair of goals and King added a tally as the Green and Gold took a 9-2 lead into the second quarter.

The lead grew to 13-2 after Latimer, Voigt, Kuppel and Gray all poured in goals in a span of 1:39 early in the second quarter. Latimer, Gray, King and Beebe added tallies in the final three minutes of the quarter to stake the Storm to a 17-3 halftime lead en route to the win.

Senior Kenny Cannon (East Syracuse, NY/East Syracuse-Minoa) scooped up seven groundballs, Koczent and Voigt added five groundballs apiece and senior Nick Judge (Clifton Springs, NY/Midlakes) had four groundballs as the Storm enjoyed a 36-15 edge in groundballs.

Cameron Ferguson scored four goals with two assists for the Mavericks.

The Storm, the three-time defending NEAC postseason champions, close out the regular season with home games against SUNYIT (4 p.m., April 22) and SUNY Canton (4 p.m., April 25).