Peter Conley scored a career-high four goals in Hoyas loss.
March 15, 2014
QUEENS, N.Y. - The Georgetown University men's lacrosse team (3-4, 0-1 BIG EAST) fell to St. John's, 15-7 in its BIG EAST opener at DaSilva Memorial Field on Saturday afternoon. The Red Storm's 5-0 third quarter run proved to be enough to seal the Hoyas' first conference loss of the season.
Georgetown had closed to within three goals, 8-5 with 11:06 remaining in the third quarter on goals from junior attack Reilly O'Connor (Brooklin, Ontario/The Hill Academy) and freshman midfielder Peter Conley (Larchmont, N.Y./Mamaroneck), but St. John's offense proved to be too much, scoring the next five goals to put the game out of reach.
Conley scored a career-high four goals and added one assist, while O'Connor, junior midfielder Charlie McCormick (Bronxville, N.Y./Bronxville) and senior attack Jeff Fountain (Lutherville-Timonium, Md./St. Paul's) each added a goal for the Hoyas. For Conley it was his fifth multi-goal game of the season and second since moving to midfield prior to the Hoyas game with Furman.
Graduate student Tyler Knarr (Eagleville, Pa./LaSalle College) went 13-for-24 at the face-off X and picked up eight ground balls in the loss.
The Red Storm's offense clicked early, as Colin Keegan converted Kieran McArdle's pass into a quick goal. St. John's scored the next two, including a man-up goal from Stefan Diachenko to take a 3-0 lead late in the first quarter.
Conley answered for the Hoyas, driving to the right side and blasting a shot past the goalkeeper for the team's first goal. Moments later, Conley found Charlie McCormick for a goal to bring Georgetown within one, 3-2 at the end of the first quarter.
Georgetown fell behind by five goals, at 7-2, as St. John's scored four unanswered goals in the second quarter. Conley broke up the Red Storm run, scoring on a 15-foot shot with five seconds remaining in the half, to put GU behind 7-3 going into the break.
St. John's opened the third quarter with a goal, but Georgetown answered quickly as Reilly O'Connor scored a fast break goal on the feed from Bo Stafford. Conley followed with his third goal of the game, bringing GU back within three goals, at 8-5 with 11:04 remaining in the third quarter. The Red Storm scored the next five goals, to quickly halt the Hoyas run and take its largest lead of the game, at 13-5 with 4:09 left in the third quarter. Conley added his fourth goal of the game late in the third quarter, to cut the deficit to seven, at 13-6.
The Red Storm added a pair of goals in the fourth quarter. Jeff Fountain (Lutherville-Timonium, Md./St. Paul's) added one final score for the Hoyas on an assist from Stafford, as GU dropped its BIG EAST opener, 15-7.
Georgetown returns to action on Wednesday, March 19 when they host No. 2 Loyola (5-1) at Multi-Sport Field. The opening face-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. The game between the Hoyas and Greyhounds will be broadcast live on the CBS Sports Network in addition to the Hoyavision broadcast on GUHoyas.com.
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