F&M Falls to York
|Franklin & Marshall (3-3)||3||1||1||2||7|
|York (Pa.) (5-2)||1||3||3||2||9|
|Franklin & Marshall||York (Pa.)|
|G: 2 Players (#8, #28 - 3)||G: Andrew Gamble - 3|
|A: 3 Players (#22, #28, #99 - 1)||A: Tyler Hutson - 3|
|Sv: Cameron Setian - 15||Sv: Caleb Abney - 8|
|GB: T.j. Tynan - 11||GB: 3 Players (#2, #14, #28 - 4)|
|Team Statistics||Franklin & Marshall||York (Pa.)|
|Face Offs Won||15||5|
YORK, Pa. -- Franklin & Marshall fell 9-7 to York in men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kinsley Field. The Diplomats dropped to 3-3 while the Spartans improved their mark to 5-2.
York lit the scoreboard first with a goal at 9:16 before F&M countered with unanswered goals to finish the first quarter with a 3-1 lead. Billy Kempner scored unassisted at 7:55 before T.J. Tynan won the faceoff and found Tim Gaines seven seconds later to make it 2-1. Tristan Miller netted the first of his three goals at 1:46 to end the run.
The Spartans responded with three goals of their own and took a 4-3 edge with 2:32 left to break. The lead did not stand for long as Kempner took a feed from Gaines at 1:22 and buried the shot to send the game into the break tied at 4-4.
The third quarter started with three goals by the Spartans in the opening eight minutes to put York up for good, 7-4, at 7:42. Miller stopped the spurt with an unassisted tally at 5:10 to put F&M within two, 7-5, heading into the fourth quarter. The Spartans opened the final frame with a pair of goals for a 9-5 lead and F&M countered with two of their own.
Kempner hooked up with Miller at 7:46 to put F&M within three, 9-6, before Kempner tallied his third goal with 1:09 left to make it 9-7.
Tynan won 13-of-18 faceoffs and finished with a game-high 11 groundballs. James King caused two turnovers while Gaines ended with six groundballs.
Cameron Setian turned away a game-high 15 shots in the loss and fell to 3-3. Caleb Abney picked up the win for York with eight saves.
The Diplomats return to action next Saturday when F&M opens conference play with Muhlenberg at Tylus Field. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.