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Game Preview: Men's Lacrosse vs. Curry

Game Preview: Men's Lacrosse vs. Curry

Men's Lacrosse vs Curry
Wednesday, March 6—4.p.m.
MacDowell Field—Babson Park, Mass.

THE SERIES
Babson and Curry will meet for the fifth time on Tuesday in a series that dates back to 1987. The Beavers are 3-1 against the Colonels with their last meeting being in 1990.

LAST MEETING
The Beavers defeated Curry, 21-4, on April 25, 1990, in Milton, Mass.

LAST CURRY WIN
The Colonels only win over Babson was a 6-3 victory in 1988 in Babson Park, Mass.

SCOUTING THE COLONELS
Curry (0-1) opened the season with a 12-11 overtime loss to Johnson & Wales last Wednesday. Senior Tom Cashin recorded four goals, juniors Andrew DeLeary and MJ Urbano chipped in with two goals and one assist apiece, and sophomore Harrison Fallon recorded two assists for the Colonels, who led 10-6 early in the fourth quarter. Junior Dylan Cromwell picked up nine groundballs, while classmates Josh Teller and first-year Jake Sangiovanni split time in the net making nine saves. Curry returns three all-conference selections from a team that finished 10-9 and reached the CCC Tournament for the first time in program history last spring.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (1-2) dropped its second game in a row on Saturday, falling to Union, 12-8. Junior Samuel Miskind scored four times, while sophomore Owen Allen chipped in with two goals for the Beavers, who were unable to dig out of an early hole. First-years Max Mandia and John Titolo combined to win 10-of-23 face-offs, while classmate Jack Tague recorded a six ground balls in the loss. Senior Austin Fabel (7-4-11) and Mishkind (9-0-9) have combined for five man-up goals, while first-year Mason O'Hanlon (5-4-9) is tied for the team lead in assists. Tague has picked up 14 groundballs, sophomore Dylan Herrmann has forced a team-high four turnovers, and classmate Christophrt Aranalde has posted a 14.33 goals against average and a .411 save percentage in net. 

SAM I AM
Going back to March 23 of last season, Mishkind has scored three or more goals in eight of the last 13 contests. He has reached the four-goal mark twice this season and five times during this stretch.

EXTRA-MAN OFFENSE
The Green and White has scored eight man-up goals, which ranks 16th in Division III, over its first three games. In 16 contests last year, Babson scored a total of 16 extra-man goals.

CLOSING IN ON THE CENTURY MARK
Fabel and senior teammate Axel Brown are both within six points of 100 for their careers. Fabel has scored 46 goals and recorded 51 assists for 97 points, while Brown has scored 68 goals and chipped in with 26 assists for 94 points in his Babson career.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The Beavers, who are in the midst of a four-game homestand, are 15-6 at MacDowell Field going back to 2015.

 

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