Monmouth College’s Men’s Lacrosse Grabs First Win of Season with Late Goal


The Monmouth College men’s lacrosse team went on the road Saturday and picked up their first win of the season with a dramatic 8-7 win against Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Kain Donohoo (St. Charles, Illinois) scored with 56 seconds to play and Patrick Streeter (Munster, Indiana) stole a pass with seconds remaining to secure the win.

Carroll scored the first two goals before Michael Casey (Chicago, Illinois) got on the board with a man-up goal. Kai Johnson (Sun Prairie, Wisconsin) had the assist and neither team scored in the final 2:01 of the first quarter.

Donohoo tied the game 2-2 early in the second quarter on an assist from Casey. Down 3-2, the Scots got even with 1:49 to go in the half as Casey scored in a man-up situation with an assist from Carlos Hernandez (Billings, Montana).

The Scots trailed 4-3 when Gordon Kiesgen (Spring Grove, Illinois) scored an unassisted goal with 7:11 to play in the third quarter. Carroll regained the lead and Donohoo scored with 10 seconds left in the quarter on another man-up situation. However, the hosts won the faceoff and scored six seconds later to take a 6-5 lead into the fourth.

Casey tied the game again, just four seconds into the final quarter, with an assist from Kiesgen. Less than a minute later, Carroll went back on top, 7-6 and neither team scored for nearly 10 minutes. Ben LaFrenere (Schaumburg, Illinois) tied the game 7-7 with 4:29 to play with an unassisted goal. Donohoo gave Monmouth their first lead of the game with 56 seconds to play with a long-distance goal. Monmouth won the faceoff and called timeout with 40 seconds left. The Scots turned the ball over with 25 seconds to play and the ball went out of bounds with four seconds left. Carroll had one last chance but Streeter picked off a pass into the middle to end the game.

Casey and Donohoo both scored three goals to lead the Monmouth offense. Kiesgen had a goal and an assist while winning 12-of-18 faceoffs. Goalkeeper Nehemiah Declaw (Aurora, Colorado) made 15 saves for the Scots.

MONMOUTH MOMENTS: Donohoo has scored in every game this season and has 81 career goalsHe ranks 11th in most games played with 33Casey passed both Mitch Perez and Liam Meyer to move into sixth on the career goals list with 32He also moved into sixth on the career points list, passing Croy Seagren Kiesgen is now tied for 12th on the games played list with 32Monmouth forced 38 turnovers in the game while committing only 28Streetler led the team with two caused turnovers and Kiesgen led with seven ground ballsThe Scots have the week off before traveling to Madison, Wisconsin for a 1 p.m. game next Saturday against Edgewood College

***Courtesy of Nathan Baliva, Monmouth College***

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