Cazenovia College Tops Keuka College in Men’s Lacrosse

Ryan Mavretish (14) made 14 saves for Keuka College on Saturday
Ryan Mavretish (14) made 14 saves for Keuka College on Saturday

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – The Keuka College Men's Lacrosse team lost to Cazenovia College 14-2 on Saturday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game at Cazenovia.

Keuka College (4-4, 2-1 NEAC) received goals by Mark Shattuck and Craig Gerhardt. Shattuck also assisted on Gerhardt's goal. Ryan Mavretish made 14 saves in goal for Keuka.

Keuka College 2 at Cazenovia College 14

In a very low scoring first quarter, Keuka College got on the board first as Mark Shattuck scored with 43 seconds left in the quarter. The lead was short-lived as Cazenovia scored 35 seconds later, tying the game at 1-1 after the first quarter. The Wildcats took over from there. The goal at the end of the first quarter sparked 13 straight for Cazenovia as they held Keuka College scoreless for nearly 40 minutes. After Keuka broke the run with a goal by Craig Gerhardt, Cazenovia added one more as they defeated Keuka College 14-2 on Saturday.

Power Outage: Keuka College entered Saturday averaging 19 goals per game against NEAC opponents. The two goals scored is the fewest Keuka College has ever scored in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game.

KC Notes:

  • Saturday was the first time that Cazenovia College has defeated Keuka College. The Wolves have won the previous 16 meetings
  • Keuka College is now 8-1 all-time against Cazenovia in NEAC games
  • Matt Mahalick had a team-high six groundballs on Saturday. He now has 190 in his career, passing Chris Sullivan '09 for second all-time

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves return home to the Jephson Community Athletic Complex on Wednesday, April 12 to face Hilbert College in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game. Keuka College defeated Hilbert 19-5 last season and are a perfect 8-0 against the Hawks all-time.