GoFalconSports.com Falcons on FacebookFalcons on TwitterFalcons on YouTubeFalcons on InstagramRSS FeedMailing ListText BlastMobile Site


Limestone Wins Battle of Nation's Top-10 Teams Scoring 12-10 Win over Men's Lacrosse

Box Score

MISENHEIMER, N.C. – A late burst to end the first half and start the second would send third-ranked Limestone to a 12-10 victory over tenth-ranked Pfeiffer University in Conference Carolinas men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon. The Saints improve to 14-1 overall, 7-0 in league play capturing the regular season title while also dropping the Falcons to 12-2, 4-2.

Limestone put home the game’s first goal 38 seconds into the contest as Zach Cummings (Crownsville, MD) put the Saints up one. Pfeiffer would then reel off the next four-in-a-row to grab a three-goal lead. Steven Tilmon (Orlando, FL) started the scoring for the Falcons while Mike Triolo (Toronto, ONTARIO) gave the hosts a 2-1 at the 9:25 mark of the first. After Matt Michaeli (Draper, UT) and James Shepherd (St. John, NEW BRUNSWICK) made it a 4-1 game, Riley Loewen (Burnaby, BRITISH COLUMBIA) halted the run with 5:32 left in the period.

Tilmon would again nearly two minutes later to give the Falcons a 5-2 lead before the Saints closed out the quarter with Reid Reinholdt (Port Moody, BRITISH COLUMBIA) and Todd Nakasuji (Ajax, ONTARIO) strikes for a 5-4 Pfeiffer lead after the first 15 minutes.

In the second, Reinholdt would strike again to even the contest with 9:51 to play before Tilmon again put the Falcons on top with his third of the day with 6:47 remaining. Tor Reinholdt (Port Moody, BRITISH COLUMBIA) and Elliot Gilbert (Corning, NY) traded goals for both sides for a 7-6 lead for the Falcons until Corey Rich (Sacramento, CA) and Jake Ternosky (LaFayette, NY) gave the Saints an 8-7 halftime lead.

Tor Reinholdt start the second half scoring with an unassisted goal to put the Saints up two until Gilbert responded to send it back to a one-goal game. Loewen would then push momentum all over to Limestone with back-to-back goals three-and-a-half minutes apart to put Limestone up three. James Shepherd (St. John, NEW BRUNSWICK) and Kory Lutes (Orlando, FL) would try to make things interesting towards the end, but a final Rich goal before Lutes’ strike sealed the deal for the Saints.

Pfeiffer gets back to action next weekend as the #2 seed in the Conference Carolinas tournament. Semifinal action will begin on Friday with the two winners meeting in Sunday’s championship tilt. 

Printable VersionOpen As Word Bookmark and Share

Pfeiffer UniversityFalcons on UstreamConference CarolinasNCAAAthleticsite.com Partner