Mocs Fall to Queens 12-10

Mocs Fall to Queens 12-10

In a game that saw four lead changes and six ties, Queens University outlasted  the Moccasins 12-10 Sunday afternoon in Charlotte, N.C.  The Mocs' record dropped to 1-2 on the season, while Queens improved to 3-1. 

The Mocs' Cam Holding scored the first goal of the contest with 7:29 left in the first quarter.  Queens responded with a four-goal run in the final three minutes of the first quarter, led by Louie Boyle, who scored twice.

The second quarter began with the Mocs responding with a four-goal run of their own.  Holding began the run with a goal, assisted by Brian Rossetti, at the 11:53 mark in the half. The run included two goals from Holding and one apiece from Rossetti and Corey Brown. Queens ended the half scoring three straight goals and taking a 7-5 halftime lead.

The Mocs came out in the second half scoring two goals and tying the game at 7-7 with 7:20 left in the third period.  Queens answered with a man-up goal by Travis Speer with 3:31 left in the third period.

The Moccasins took their final lead of the game, 9-8, on a goal Brown with 12:56 left in the fourth quarter.  Queens scored two goals and took a 10-9 lead with 11:47 left in the game. Holding scored his sixth goal of the contest to tie the game at 10-10 with 9:26 left.  Queens’ Boyle scored the what proved to be the game-winning goal with 8:39 left.
Brown and Rossetti each scored two goals and had two assists in the contest.  Goalkeeper Mike Murtha had 10 saves in the contest.

The Mocs' next game will be their home opener at Bryant Stadium against Deep South Conference foe Wingate Wednesday at 7 p.m.