Tigers Survive Big Comeback

Tigers survive big comeback, 10-8. In D3 action, the (5-0) the Colorado College Tigers kicked off a trip to Maryland in the front end of a pair of games. The St. Mary’s Maryland Seahawks (2-3) provided the opposition for this one.


The Tigers roared out to a 2-0 lead with just 2:26 played when Anders Erickson (2g,1a) quickly followed by Elliot Nelson (2g) kicked off the festivities but, Abe Hubbard (3g) would close the tight first quarter at 2-1. Erickson and Jake Brocato (1g) exchanged goals before FoGo. Winston Chodnicki (1g) and Jack Haims (2g,1a) pushed it to 5-2 Tigers.

Dominic Venanzi (2g) closed the half with a Seahawks tally that made it 5-3. Venanzi made it a one-goal game before CCU stormed the third quarter when Dylan Wells (1g,1a), Haims, Luca Lietti (1g), and Malay Hansen (1g) took the combatants to the final quarter with CCU in the driver’s seat, 9-4.

Erickson got the helper on a second Nelson score pushing it to a six-goal lead. A thunderous Seahawks comeback that featured a pair from Jude Brown (2g). A pair from Abe Hubbard to complete his hat trick got it to 10-8 with 7:28 to play. The CCU defense tightened down and put the fire out to keep the undefeated season alive.

Dis Dat and the Other Thing

Chodnicki was outstanding for the Tigers with his 9 for 15 from the “X”, 3 ground balls, and a goal. Ben Anastos made 8 saves in the CCU net while The Seahawks saw DJ Walker and Kyrle Preis each playing 30:00 and posting 7 saves each. Tigers survive big comeback.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.