The University of Mary Washington men's lacrosse team lost a tough game in overtime to Catholic University, 8-7, on Saturday afternoon in Washington D.C. The Eagles fall to 4-3 on the season.
In the first quarter, Catholic scored the first two goals with the second one coming with 10:09 left. UMW got on the board with just 59 seconds remaining as Chris White netted his first goal of the game.
Owen Dingman tied the game up at two a piece in the second quarter on an assist from Shane McKenzie with 10:51 left. Cole Hogan gave the Eagles their first lead of the game just 1:26 after Dingman's goal. The Cardinals scored two straight to retake the lead 4-3 with 5:58 to play. UMW tied the game up with 4:56 left as Conor Healy scored on an assist from Dingman, and the game was tied 4-4 at halftime.
Catholic got on the board first in the third quarter as the scored with 11:58 remaining in the quarter. White then scored his second goal of the game with 7:16 to play and knotted the game up at 5-5. Ben Byrne gave the Eagles a 6-5 lead with 49 seconds left. Catholic won the ensuing face-off and scored just 21 seconds later as the game was tied 6-6 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth quarter, the Eagles had a man-up advantage and converted as Healy scored on an assist by McKenzie with 8:29 left to go up 7-6. Catholic tied the game as they scored with 3:54 remaining and that forced overtime.
Catholic scored the game-winning goal in overtime with 1:07 remaining in the game.
The Eagles outshot Catholic 31-26 and converted 15-17 clears.
UMW will be back in action on Saturday as they host Geneseo at 12 p.m.