The Men's Lacrosse team played an extremely exciting game against the University of Reno on Saturday, February 15. With a huge crowd supporting them, the Gaels started the game strong with two quick goals from Sean Chacon and face off middie Brandon Clancy. The first half would ultimately go back and forth between teams, with Nico VanderKlugt scoring to make it 6-5 at the half. The Gaels started out the second half strong, with impressive offensive performances from Sean Chacon, Nico VanderKlugt, and Brandon Clancy. Reno answered with equally impressive feats but were held at bay by the aggressive yet organized Gaels defense. With 40 seconds left in the game, Reno managed to tie the game 11-11, taking the game into overtime. With the crowd buzzing with excitement the Gales entered overtime with high morale. Only about 30 seconds into the overtime period, attackman Sean Chacon saw his chance to beat the Reno defenseman and took it, diving to score the game winner, sending the Gaels and the crowd into a frenzy. The Gaels left the field with smiles on their faces and so did the large crowd of fans. The Men's Lacrosse team prepare for their next game against Southern Oregon onFebruary 22nd. Go gaels!
Ranjay Matharu | Class of 2017