March 2, 2012

Time Change for Men's Lacrosse Game at No. 3 Limestone

Saint Leo men's lacrosse sophomore goalie Justin Laxton contributed to this release


SAINT LEO, Fla. -
Due to expectant weather concerns, the men's lacrosse game against No. 3 Limestone has been pushed up an hour, and will now start at noon on Saturday, March 3.

After a thrilling overtime victory over Deep South Conference opponent Rollins College on Wednesday evening, the Saint Leo University men's lacrosse team takes to the road for another trek up north to take on a key regional opponent.  The Lions enter into
Saturday's showdown with a record of 2-2, while the Saints hold onto an unblemished 4-0 mark.

This marks the sixth contest between Limestone College and Saint Leo University.  The Saints hold a 5-0 series mark over the Lions, dating back to the Green and Gold's inaugural season back in 2007.

For the Lions' offensive threats, sophomore attackman Matt Obermeyer leads the team with 11 goals and one assist in three games.  Junior George Proechel leads the team in points, having tallied 10 goals and five assists in four games.

Standing strong in cage for the Lions, Patrick Berry claims a .562, making 4-of-4 starts.  Junior midfielder Ty Trombley leads the Lions with 18 ground balls, with fellow junior Beau Besancenez close behind with 16.  Besancenez, and defensive standout Dylan D'Airo, have each amassed five caused turnovers so far this season.

For the Saints, senior attackman Shayne Jackson has tallied five goals and 12 assists, while junior attackman Riley Loewen has claimed 15 goals and two assists.

In cage for the Saints, Steven Gartelman has accumulated a 2.88 goals against average with a .750 save percentage.  Junior midfielder Jake Ternosky leads the team with 15 ground balls, while sophomore defenseman Anthony Starnino and Loewen lead the team with five caused turnovers.

For the latest news, updates, and information on the Saint Leo men's lacrosse team, visit saintleolions.com.