Blazers Hold Off Cougars

Zak Kooser
Zak Kooser

FREDERICK, Md. The Hood College men's lacrosse team held off an upstart Chatham squad for a 14-10 victory.

Inside the Box Score

How it Happened

  • Chatham struck first with a goal at the 9:27 mark by Tyler Hayes.
  • Hood answered with four straight goals before the Cougars could score again with 10:22 remaining in the second period to make the score 4-2.
  • Again Hood responded with three unanswered goals capped off by a goal by Combe at 2:48 to take a 7-2 lead into halftime.
  • The Cougars scored first in the second half at the 14:17 mark but 15 seconds later Zubradt netted a goal off a pass from Will Clampitt to keep a five-goal lead at 8-3. Chatham scored the next two goals, trimming the Blazer lead to 8-5. Hurley took a pass from Eddie Somerville at the 10:59 mark and rifled it into the goal to push the lead back to four for the Blazers.
  • The Cougars, who received three goals from Hayes in the third, were able to score three of the last four goals in the quarter to make the score 10-8 heading into the final period.
  • The Blazers notched four straight goals in the fourth quarter to take a commanding 14-8 lead with just under five minutes to play.Chatham netted two goals after that but could draw no closer.


  • Hayes led the Cougars with four goals and two helpers. Alec Vissotski added 10 grounds balls and two caused turnovers. Kyle Peterson recorded 13 saves in goal.
  • It was the first loss ever for the first-year Chatham squad, which had started the program's existence with two straight wins. 

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The Blazers host Washington & Jefferson on Wednesday, March 7 at 4 p.m.