Kings Point, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) men's lacrosse team was defeated, 14-6, by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in a Skyline Conference contest in Kings Point, NY on Saturday afternoon.
With the loss, the Golden Eagles slip to 3-7 overall on the year and 0-2 in Skyline play as the Mariners improve to 7-3 (2-0 Skyline).
USMMA took a 2-1 lead in the first quarter and expanded its lead to four goals (7-3) at the break. SJC scored twice in the third but was outscored 4-2 (11-5) and eventually succumbed to a 14-6 loss.
St. Joseph's struggled to generate offense and was outshot 56-28 in the contest. USMMA won 18 of 23 faceoffs as well.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Wednesday, April 10 when they visit the College of Mount St. Vincent for a Skyline Conference contest at 4:30 pm.