March 2, 2013
Site: Miami, Fla. (Sun Life Stadium)
Event: Orange Bowl Classic
Score: Army 12, Michigan 1
Records: U-M (0-4), Army (3-2)
Next U-M Event: Wednesday, March 6 -- at High Point (High Point, N.C.), 7 p.m.
MIAMI, Fla. -- Freshman goalie Gerald Logan (Sachem, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River/Hotchkiss School) stopped a program-record 25 shots, but the University of Michigan men's lacrosse team was defeated 12-1 by the Army Black Knights Saturday (March 2) in the Orange Bowl Classic at Sun Life Stadium. Freshman Peter Kraus (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) had the lone U-M goal of the night at the 10:27 mark of the second quarter.
U-M trailed 3-0 after the first quarter of action. Kraus netted U-M's lone tally on a curl from X, beating Army goalie Sam Somers with a bounce shot to cut the Army lead to 3-1 4:33 into the second frame.
The Black Knights then put the game away, ending the contest with a 9-0 run and holding U-M scoreless for the final 34:33 of action. Army's All-America attacker Garrett Thul netted seven scores go along with an assist for a game-high eight points, and he had a hand in six of the nine goals in the run.
Freshman faceoff man Brad Lott (Louisville, Ky./Trinity) gave U-M the favorable advantage on faceoffs in a contest for the first time this season, going 9-of-17 in attempts, while U-M was 19-of-25 on clears. Senior close defender J.D. Johnson (Malibu, Calif./Loyola) had a game-high six ground balls and a team-high two caused turnovers.
U-M continues the first leg of its Spring Break trip by traveling to High Point, N.C., to take on the High Point Panthers Wednesday (March 6) at Vert Stadium. The matchup is slated to commence at 7 p.m.
N O T E S
Eight of 11 starters for U-M had a ground ball.
Michigan had a season-high eight penalties in the contest.
U-M falls to 1-2 in contests played in the state of Florida all-time.