NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Randolph-Macon men's lacrosse team dropped to Christopher Newport this evening as the Captains pulled off an 11-10 come-from-behind victory.
The Yellow Jackets (0-3) took the early edge as Jason Andrews (Hereford, MD / Hereford), Ryan Davidson (Logan Township, NJ / Kingsway Regional), Dan Gallucci (Langley, VA / Langley), and Nick Benhoff (Phoenix, MD / Dulaney) each recorded one goal in the first period. Andrews' and Gallucci's goals were unassisted while Gallucci assisted the second R-MC goal by Davidson.
CNU (2-1) was able to post three goals to lower the Jackets' lead to one. R-MC dominated the second period by extending their lead to 7-3 by intermission as Justin Butler (Ocean City, MD / Worcester Prep) scored the first goal of the stanza followed by two more from Andrews. Randolph-Macon would go on the post three more goals in the contest; however an eight goal surge by the Captains in the second half would give them the 11-10 win.
Joseph Edwards added one goal for the Yellow Jackets' offense in the fourth quarter while Sam Myer (Severna Park, MD / Severna) and Kyle Snodderly (Reistertown, MD / Franklin) each recorded an assist on the day. Andrews finished with a game-high five goals alongside Butler and Gallucci who picked up two and three assists respectively.
Freshman goalkeeper Brian Davies (Lynchburg, VA / E.C. Glass) (L, 0-3) recoded 13 saves.
The Randolph-Macon men's lacrosse team travels to Goucher Saturday, March 1 for a 1:00 pm game. The Yellow Jackets return to Day Field Wednesday, March 5 to host Marywood for a 2:30 pm contest.