SALISBURY, Md. – The top-ranked Salisbury University men's lacrosse team hosted No. 9 Cabrini University at Sea Gull Stadium on Wednesday night in an NCAA quarterfinal and took down the Cavaliers, 17-5 to advance to the semifinals.
With the win Salisbury Head Coach Jim Berkmanearned his 500th victory at Salisbury. Berkman is the first ever NCAA lacrosse coach to record 500 wins at any institution; as he is the only NCAA coach across all divisions and genders to record 500 wins overall.
The defense had a signature performance with the unit clicking on all cylinders. The defense held Cabrini to just 15 shots on net all game and cleared on 24 of its 25 attempts. Kyle Tucker had a game-high seven groundballs to go with two caused turnovers, while line mate Will Nowesnick had five groundballs and two caused turnovers.
Between the pipes for Salisbury, Colin Reymann stopped .750 percent of his shots as 10 of the Cabrini shots were turned aside by the senior goaltender.
The Gulls struck first as after a long possession Brendan Bromwellwas posted up on the left wing and found Nick Garbarino open on the crease for the easy tally. Adam Huber then added a goal as he swept over the defens