Bears stomp Cats at home

The UVM men’s lacrosse team suffered a 16-8 home loss on March 24 against Brown University.

Seniors Alex Young and Andrew Kelleher scored two goals apiece for Vermont along with sophomore Dereck Lichtfuss. Sophomore Liam Thomas and freshman Geoff Worley also scored.

Senior Kyle Hollingsworth scored five goals for Brown on the way to their fifth-straight victory.

Brown started the scoring in the first quarter, going up 3-0. The Cats came back quickly though with goals from Lichtfuss and Kelleher.

The two teams each scored once more in the quarter, ending with Brown in the lead 5-4.

The Catamounts failed to score even once in the second quarter as the Bears went on to score five goals and take a 10-4 lead. Brown outshot Vermont 16-4 in the second as they increased the deficit.

Young and Worley scored for Vermont in the third, but Brown also scored twice, bringing the score to 12-6 going into the final quarter.

Brown scored four times in the quarter, resulting in the 16-8 victory, despite two more UVM goals from Kelleher and Lichtfuss.

UVM goalie Justin Lubas made 15 saves in the game. Freshman Alex Plavner took over the net in the final minutes and made one save.