(CARLISLE, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's lacrosse team had a tough outing against #8-ranked and unbeaten Franklin & Marshall, falling 20-9 on Thursday night.
The Red Devils celebrated Senior Night and had a strong start, playing even with the Diplomats throughout the first quarter. They trailed 3-2 with just over two minutes to play in the period with goals from Connor Ringwalt (Springfield, Pa./Episcopal) and Jake Evangelista (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex).
The Diplomats tacked on two goals late in the first and scored back-to-back goals in the second to stretch the lead to 7-2.
Dickinson held strong in the third quarter, holding the Diplomats to just three goals while Ringwalt scored off an assist from Schluter and Will Farrell (Bethesda, Md./Salisbury School) found the net at the 9:09 mark.
Matt Donnelly (Frenchtown, N.J./Delaware Valley Regional) scored to open the fourth and Ringwalt finished an assist from Tucker Booth (Timonium, Md./Boys' Latin) but the Diplomats add five in the final stanza to secure a 20-9 victory.
Ringwalt led the Red Devil attack with three goals while Schluter handed out a pair of assists. John McKee (Virginia Beach, Va./Episcopal) had some big face-off wins, claiming 18 on the night, adding 10 ground balls.
The Red Devils finished the condensed season at 3-4 overall.