The Montclair State University men’s lacrosse team kicked off their 2021 season against Kean University at home on March 12. The Cougars defeated the Red Hawks 9-7, breaking an 18-game losing streak against their conference rival.
Kean got off to a hot start with a halftime lead of 9-4, which included a goal from junior goalkeeper Thomas Francy, who heaved a shot from 55-yards out.
Montclair State scored three more goals in the second half to cut the deficit to 9-7. However, Kean’s defense stalled the Red Hawks momentum in the final few minutes to seal the victory.
Junior attacker Robert Brennan led the Red Hawks in scoring with four goals.