Talcott Scored 5 Goals In Bears' Lax Victory
POTSDAM, N.Y.-Sophomore attackman Cam Talcott (Potsdam, N.Y./Potsdam) scored a career-high five goals as the SUNY Potsdam men's lacrosse team (4-1) defeated Marian University (Wis.) (2-2) 15-8 for its fourth straight victory. Senior captain Josh Huiatt (Lisbon, N.Y./Hugh C. Williams) (3-2-5) and senior midfielder Jon Jerman (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) (2-3-5) also provided five points apiece for the Bears on the day. Sophomore goalie Ben Fuchs (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Calvary Christian Academy) stopped 15 shots for his third career win. The Bears outscored the Sabres 4-1 in the first quarter. Huiatt set up junior midfielder Philip Dorman (New Paltz, N.Y./New Paltz) 2:08 into the contest. Junior midfielder Henry Reber (Canandaigua, N.Y./Canandaigua) scored at 11:02 with an assist from Murray. At 9:37, Fuchs hit Huiatt with long pass to make it 3-0. Sophomore midfielder Erik Horman (Appleton, Wis./Appleton North) got the Sabres on the board at 5:38, but Jerman fed Murray just over two minutes later to regain the three-goal advantage. Freshman attackman Rodin Dawson (Chiliwack, British Columbia/Sardis) got Marian within 4-2 53 seconds into the second quarter, but Potsdam countered with another 3-0 stretch. Huiatt scored his second at 12:35 and Jerman followed with two in a row, with an assist from senior long-stick midfielder Brandon Donovan (Erin, N.Y./Notre Dame) on the first. The Sabres got the final two goals of the half from junior attack Connor Houlihan (Bridgeview, Ill./St. Laurence) and Horman and Marian trailed 7-4 at the break. Jerman set up freshman attackman Peyton Walsh (Ballston Spa, N.Y./Ballston Spa) at 14:46 of the second quarter and Talcott scored his first at 11:00 to increase Potsdam's lead to 9-4. Sabres sophomore attackman Finn Maloney (Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port) slowed Potsdam's momentum with a man-up goal at 7:00, but Talcott responded with two straight, including an assist from Huiatt on the first. The goals gave Potsdam it's largest lead of the game at 11-5 after 45 minutes. Marian crept back into the contest with three of the first four goals of the fourth quarter. Junior midfielder Nick Klotz (Farmington, Minn./Farmington) struck at 11:16 followed by an 11:02 response from Talcott on another Jerman assist. Sabres sophomore attackman Colt Robertson and Maloney got Marian within 12-8 with 6:14 left. The Bears then put the game away with the last three goals. Huiatt, Talcott and sophomore midfielder Alec Miller (Williamsville, N.Y./Williamsville South) closed the scoring with markers. Sophomore midfielder Keenan O'Gorman (Potsdam, N.Y./Potsdam) assisted on Miller's goal with 46 seconds left. Marian freshman goalie Richard Summers III (Oneida, Wis./Oneida Nation) allowed six goals and made one save in 17:04. Fellow freshman Cameron Nevins (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) made 17 saves and allowed nine goals in the remaining 42:56. Hiatt totaled seven ground balls and Murray, Fuchs and senior captain Luke Vitale (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield-Ludlowe) each had six. Senior captain Ryan Canham (Webster, N.Y./Webster Thomas) caused five turnovers and senior defender Cole Zeller (Canton, N.Y./Hugh C. Williams) caused four turnovers and picked up five ground balls. Vitale also won 16 faceoffs on the day. Next, the Bears head to Cazenovia College for a 4 p.m. contest on Tuesday.