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Game Preview: Men's Lacrosse at Union

Game Preview: Men's Lacrosse at Union

Men's Lacrosse at Union
Saturday, March 2 | 1 p.m.
Frank Bailey Field at Bertagna-Class of 1985 Stadium | Schenectady, N.Y.

THE SERIES
• 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.

LAST MEETING
• 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.

CENTURY CLUB
• 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.

CONSISTENT PRODUCTION
• 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.

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