Richmond's men's lacrosse team won a fierce, action-packed game against Marquette University Saturday afternoon. Although the team had a slow start in the first quarter, it picked up the momentum and came out with a 9–2 win. Richmond goalie Benny Pugh had consistent saves while Peter Moran won consistent face-offs. Teddy Hatfield and Ryan Lee formed a solid tag team as they worked on attack.


The Spiders celebrate after Dean Ginestro shoots with an assist from Ryan Lee in the first quarter.

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Richmond defends against Marquette attackman Ryan McNamara. McNamara scored Marquette’s second and last goal of the game.

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Peter Moran fights for the ground ball against Marquette’s Zachary Melillo.

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Richmond's Sean Menges defends oncoming forward Zachary Melillo.

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Richmond’s Anthony Faraino and Benny Pugh run back on defense.

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The Spiders and the Golden Eagles fight for a ground ball.

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Midfielder Griffin Connor defends Richmond attackman J.P. Forester by the goal. Forester assisted Austin Brown in the third quarter.

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Richmond Spiders celebrate their 9-2 victory. They are 4-0 so far this season.

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