Men's Lacrosse at Union
Saturday, March 2 | 1 p.m.
Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium | Schenectady, N.Y.
• Babson and Union will meet for the 11th consecutive season on Saturday afternoon. The Dutchmen have won each of the previous 10 matchups against the Beavers going back to 2009.
• Senior Samuel Mishkind scored four times but Babson was unable to rally from an early three-goal deficit and suffered a 12-8 loss to Union on March 3, 2018, in Babson Park.
• Junior Owen Allen scored twice, while Austin Fabel '18 and sophomore Mason O'Hanlon each finished with a goal and an assist for the Beavers. Senior John Edmonds and junior Kerry Lyne both had four goals to lead the Dutchmen.
SCOUTING THE DUTCHMEN
• Union (1-0) defeated Endicott, 15-8, in its season opener on Wednesday afternoon.
• Edmonds and junior Hayden Frey tied for game-high honors with four goals, while sophomore Brian Davis chipped in with four points on two goals and two assists for the Dutchmen.
• Senior goalkeeper Jack Santilli made 12 saves on 18 shots, Quinn Helmig scooped up four ground balls and caused four turnovers, and Patrick Regan won 6-of-11 face-offs.
• Union brings back its top five scorers, led by Jordan Cooper (10-38-48) and Lyne (34-4-38), from a team that finished 9-6 in 2018.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (2-1) dropped its first game of the season in overtime to Bates, 10-9, on Wednesday afternoon.
• Mishkind and Allen both scored twice, senior Niall Dillon chipped in with a goal and two assists, and junior goalie Christopher Aranalde stopped a season-high 15 shots in the loss.
• Mishkind (9-2-11) has scored three man-up goals, Dillon (4-4-8) leads the team in assists, and Allen (7-0-7) has tallied six times over the last two games.
• First-year Jack Gregory has won 52.2 percent of his face-offs, sophomore John Antaya has picked up 10 ground balls and caused three turnovers, and Aranalde has posted a 6.97 goals against average and a .650 save percentage in three starts.
• With three points in Wednesday's loss to Bates, Dillon now has 101 career points on 66 goals and 35 assists.
• Mishkind enters Saturday's tilt with 97 career goals and needs just three to become the eighth player in program history with 100 tallies.
NEVER MUCH LOVE WHEN WE GO OT
• Wednesday's setback against Bates was the Beavers' fifth straight overtime loss dating back to 2015, a streak that includes a 13-12 decision at Union on March 5, 2017.
• Mishkind has recorded four straight multi-goal games and has notched at least one marker in nine consecutive outings going back to last April.
BEATING THE RIDE
• Through three games, the Green and White has been successful on 92.2 percent (59-of-64) of its clearing opportunities, which ranks 14th among Division III programs.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
• The Beavers have outscored their first three foes 10-3 in the opening quarter this season.