NEW LONDON, Conn.-Senior attack Stuart Carley scored six goals to lead the Coast Guard men's lacrosse team to pull away from Southern Connecticut State for a 15-9 victory on Wednesday night. With the victory over Southern Connecticut, the Bears improve to 2-3 on the young season.
Trailing 2-1 after the first quarter, Coast Guard rallied to out-score the Owls by a 5-3 margin in the second quarter, heading into the half-time break with a 6-5 advantage. Sophomore midfielder Justin Huemme and senior attack Eric Schmid combined to match Carley's six-goal output. The duo scored three goals apiece while Schmid had two assists and Huemme added one of his own.
The club used a strong second half, outscoring the Owls by a 9-4 margin to pull away and hang on for the victory.
Coast Guard will be back in action on Sunday, April 6th when they host Bridgewater State at noon.