Drexel Scores 9 Consecutive Goals in 13 – 8 Win Over UMass
May 6, 2021 –
The Drexel Dragons found themselves down early in their CAA Men’ Lacrosse semifinal game against Massachusetts. Then in the second half the Dragons went on a 9 – 0 to advance to the CAA title game on Saturday with a 13 – 8 victory. Drexel plays Hofstra for the championship and a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
UMass stared quickly and went in front by a 5 – 0 score. The lead would be 6 – 2 at intermission.
The second half would belong to the Dragons by scoring the next 9 goals to take an 11 – 6 lead with 10:11 to play. Attackman Aidan Coll started the run finding the back of the net just over a minute into the start of the quarter. Coll would score three times in the decisive stretch of the game. Attackman Sean Donnelly also put the ball into the goal three times during that span. Three goals came via faceoff wins, five via ground balls, and a clear. UMass was held scoreless for 22 minutes. The teams traded goals until the finish.
It was a 7-point performance by Donnelly via 5 goals and 2 assists. Coll netted 4 goals and had an assist for DU. Kevin Tobin scored 2 goals and assisted on 3 others for UMass.
Drexel outshot Massachusetts 48 – 31 holding a 31 – 18 advantage in shots on goal. Jimmeh Koita won all 14 faceoffs for the Dragons.
Drexel enters the title game on an eight-game winning streak.
Written By: Glenn Papazian