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WASHINGTON, DC – Senior Faceoff Specialist Trevor Baptiste (Denville, NJ) ranked second in career faceoff victories in the history of the NCAA Division I and the [3/3] The men’s lacrosse defense at the University of Denver hit the lead with its season low of the year [RV/RV] Georgetown won 6-5 against five at Cooper Field on Saturday afternoon.

Check out all six goals of today’s victory in Georgetown. # DU1NATION #GTOWNvDEN

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“First and foremost, all the credit in the world for Coach [Kevin] Warne, his staff and his players, “head coach Bill Tierney said. “They brought it to us. Your goalkeeper was fabulous and they fought for 60 minutes. It was a great lacrosse defensive game with two goalkeepers who both played well. Our boys found a way to win a slow game today , Our defense played well and Trevor was obviously great and had a big goal to start the fourth quarter for us, but in the end it was thanks to Georgetown for the way they came out today, we haven’t had a close relationship with them yet them during, and you could tell that their children wanted it. “

Sophomore Ethan Walker (Peterborough, Ontario) led the pioneers with two goals and an assist. classmate Danny Logan (Upper Arlington, Ohio) and Junior Dylan Johnson (Englewood, Colorado) led the Denver defense statistically with two generated turnovers. Sophomore Josh Matte (Issaquah, Washington) scored 7 of 12 shots on goal in his third career start.

Denver was only saved one goal by Junior Austin French (Danville, California) in the first 15 minutes and went 2-1 into the second quarter after two goals from Craig Berge.

For the second week in a row, the pioneers had only scored one goal in the first half, this time 3-1 in the break. Jake Carraway finished a pass from Craig Berge for his 24th goal of the season to score the only record of the second quarter.

In the third quarter, the Pioneers and Hoyas shared the four goals of two each to bring Georgetown 5-3 into the lead in the fourth quarter. Walker started the standings on his 29th goal of the season 13:02 to make it 3-2, but Craig Berge finished his hat-trick to take Walker’s goal 4-2 a little over four minutes later. Walker came from X to score his second goal of the day and again cut the Hoyas lead, but Georgetown had the answer to make it 5-3.

The Pioneers scored their only three fourth-quarter goals to score their second straight win, and their first win, two goals behind, in the fourth quarter since March 7, 2015, when they were three times behind No. 3 Notre Dame. Baptiste scored his fifth goal in three games following the fourth-quarter draw, Senior Joe Reid (Petaluma, California) scored his third goal of the season and last week’s overtime hero Colin Rutan (Walnut Creek, California) scored his second consecutive winning goal 7:20 to send the Pioneers 22-0 in BIG EAST’s regular season game.

The offensive total in Denver was the lowest since March 1, 2008, a 9-6 loss at UMBC and the lowest total in a win since the loss [RV] Brown 6-4 on March 4, 2000 in Mile High City.

The [3/3] University of Denver men’s lacrosse team, Presented by your hometown Toyota stores, will continue its BIG EAST road swing next Saturday as the Pioneers leave [8/8] Villanova. Faceoff is set for 2 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. MT on the BIG EAST Digital Network and ESPN Denver 1600.

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