Men’s lacrosse plucks Bantams, 22-6
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team on Saturday bolted to a 9-0 lead and rolled to a 22-6 NESCAC win over visiting Trinity.
The result evened the Panthers’ record at 6-6, 4-4 NESCAC heading into a Wednesday non-league game at Plattsburgh. They will next visit 11-1 Tufts on Saturday before wrapping up their regular season by visiting Williams on Wednesday. A quarterfinal NESCAC playoff game is on tap a week from Saturday, at a site to be determined by seeding.
Against the Bantams AJ Kucinski led Middlebury with four goals and three assists, while Tyler Forbes tallied five times with one helper. Chase Goree scored four times, and Jack Gould added two goals and two assists. Jake Madnick won 16 of 27 faceoffs and collected a game-high seven ground balls. Goalie Tyler Bass, recently elevated to the starting job, finished with 12 saves in 52:48, while Charles Midgley made one save in the final 7:12.
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