For the fourth time this season the Florida Southern Moccasins rallied from behind to tie the game in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t enough. They fell 10-8 to Southern New Hampshire Monday afternoon at Bryant Stadium. With the win Southern New Hampshire improves to 2-1, while the Mocs’ record drops to 2-6.
The Penmen struck early scoring the first two goals of the game two minutes into the contest. Cam Holding was able to cut the lead to 2-1, his first of five goals on the day, with 1:11 left in the opening period. The Penmen were able to take control of the second period outscoring the Mocs 4-2, which gave Southern New Hampshire a 6-3 halftime lead.
The two teams traded goals to start the second half, before the Mocs scored three straight goals to tie the game 7-7 with 14:07 remaining in the fourth quarter. Greg Reynolds broke the tie at 9:34, scoring a goal giving the Penmen an 8-7 advantage. Just 18 seconds later Andrew Brown scored his third goal of the game to extend Penmens lead to 9-7. Holding’s final goal of the game came with 8:24 left as he cut the lead to 9-8. The Mocs had several good looks at tying the game up but were unsuccessful. Reynolds scored his third goal of the game in the final seconds of the game for the final 10-8 score.
Corey Brown had one goal and four assist in the contest for the Mocs, while goalie Andrew Almansberger finished with 12 saves.
The Moccasins will be back in action April 1, when they travel to North Carolina to take on Deep South Conference foe Mars Hill. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m.