PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 20, 2013) – The Rutgers men’s lacrosse team fell to No. 7/6 Duke, 16-7, at Yurcak Field on Saturday night. Redshirt junior Anthony Terranova (Flemington, N.J.) led the Scarlet Knights, tallying two goals and one assist in the contest.
Rutgers dropped to 2-12 overall this season, while the Blue Devils improved to 11-4.
Six Scarlet Knights scored goals in the contest, while seven tallied at least one point. Junior D Nick Contino (Branchburg, N.J.) tied his career high in both caused turnovers and ground balls, with four of each in the game. Freshman GK Kris Alleyne (New City, N.Y.) made 20 saves, the second best performance of his career.
Duke scored five of the first six goals of the contest and held a 5-1 lead heading into the second quarter. Redshirt junior A Scott Klimchak (Clark, N.J.) got the Scarlet Knights on the board in the opening period.
Junior M Benjamin Schwing (Medford, N.J.) notched the first goal of the second quarter. The Blue Devils scored two straight, before sophomore A Brian Goss (Arlington Heights, Ill.) found the back of the net with 8:02 remaining in the half. Duke scored the final two goals of the stanza and took a 9-3 lead into the half.
The Blue Devils started the second half on a 5-0 run before sophomore M Rich Rambo (Glendale, Pa.) closed out the period with a Rutgers goal.
In the final quarter, Duke’s Jordan Wolf scored two of his five goals in the game. The Scarlet Knights recorded the final three scores of the contest, including two from Terranova and one from freshman A Scott Bieda (Bridgewater, N.J.), to bring the final score to 16-7 in favor of the Blue Devils.
Rutgers closes the season at home, taking on Georgetown on Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. for Senior Day.
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