The Cabrini men’s lacrosse suffered a 10-7 loss at home against top-ranked SUNY Cortland on Saturday, March 16.
The Cavs struck first with a goal by senior Bobby Thorp just nine seconds into play the game.
One minute later, the Red Dragons responded with a goal of their own.
Junior Corey Elmer answered right back with two goals to put the Cavs ahead 3-1 halfway through the opening quarter.
Not to be outdone, the Red Dragons came back to even the score at three apiece after the first quarter of play.
Just over two minutes into the second quarter, senior Andrew Protenic tallied his second goal of the season, and put the Cavs back up, 4-3.
The Red Dragons responded with a goal just over a minute later, tying the game at four.
The game remained in a 4-4 stalemate for 30 minutes until Red Dragons took their first lead of the game late in the third quarter.
Cortland was able to extend their lead to two, finding the back of the net again less than two minutes later.
Four minutes into the fourth quarter, Elmer and Thorp scored within 41 seconds of each other tying the game at 6 with just over 10 minutes to play.
That was Elmer’s third goal completing his hat trick with his 13th goal of the season. Thorp’s second goal is his team-leading 14th goal.
The game remained tied for four minutes before the Red Dragons broke the drought with two quick goals.
Cabrini tried to rally with a goal from sophomore Ethan Heisman with 1:55 to play to cut the lead to one.
But with 1:12 to go, the Red Dragons scored to put the game out of reach.
The Cavs are back in action this Sunday, March 24, when they will host No. 18 Union College at Edith Robb Dixon Field. The game is scheduled for 1 p.m.