s UConn Men's Lacrosse: UConn Ends Regular Season with a "W"

Storrs, CT- The Huskies closed out their regular season with a win against URI at Depot Field on Saturday. Not only was it Senior Day, but this was a huge game for the Huskies as well, with a spot in the playoffs up for grabs. The Huskies found the back of the net first with a goal from Zach Rubin. The Rams were able to score before the end of the first to make it 2-1 UConn. Shortly into the second quarter, the Rams scored to make the score 3-2, but that would be as close as they would get. With great team defense and a 14 save outing for Senior Peter Gabriele, the Huskies were able to hold the Rams scoreless until late in the 4th. Sophomore Kevin Canavan continued to produce, scoring a team high 3 goals, bringing his season total to 31. Zach Rubin scored two goals, while Senior Allen Rickard tallied his first goal of the season. Senior Defensemen Stephen Kirkwood added a goal on a great one man effort. The Huskies got a lot of contribution from their seniors, both Anthony Marchitto and Mason Banwell had assists, as well as Senior Ryan Perkins. With the win the Huskies moved up to the fourth seed in the tournament, giving them home field advantage in the quarter finals. Coincidentally UConn’s first round game will be against URI on Wednesday at Depot Field. The time is still to be determined.

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