MLAX: Wildcats Beaten by SUNY Canton 8-5.

MLAX: Wildcats Beaten by SUNY Canton 8-5.

CANTON, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's lacrosse team traveled north to Canton New York on Wednesday to take on the Roos of SUNY Canton. The Wildcats took the loss 8-5 in the game.

Canton would strike first in the first half, going up 2-0 on the Wildcats to start the game. The Wildcats answered back, taking the lead with a 3-0 run of their own to start the second quarter. Their efforts would not be enough to hold off the Roos who would score four goals in four minutes to close out the half. Canton would strike first again in the second half to go up 7-3. The Wildcats threatened with two goals of their own to bring the game within two going into the final quarter, but a late goal by Canton would seal the deal.

Connor Elsenbeck (Clinton, N.Y.) had a nice game for the Wildcats. He had three points in the game with two goals and an assist. He also scooped up four ground balls.

Nick Levanti (Clayville, N.Y.) also had a two goal game for the Wildcats. He put four of his six shots on net, grabbed two ground balls, and caused a turnover.

Andrew Wurz (Utica, N.Y.) and Regan Seydler (Croghan, N.Y.) each caused three turnovers in the game. Wurz scooped up five groundballs and landed five of his seven shots on goal. Seydler scooped up four ground balls.

The Wildcats record falls to 1-6 on the season. The team will be back in action on Saturday for their home opener against SUNY Delhi. The game is scheduled for a 1:00 PM start.