The New York Riptide are on a two game losing streak with the latest a tough 15-11 decision to the San Diego Seals in National Lacrosse League action on Saturday, January 25 at Nassau Coliseum.
Jean–Luc Chetner and Tyson Gibson scored three goals each, while Tyler Digby followed with two goals to help lead the New York offense. Leading the way for San Diego was Zack Greer who had three goals.
San Diego used a very strong First Quarter scoring five goals, before the Riptide responded with three goals by the amazing duo of Gibson and Digby to get New York on the scoreboard.
Alex Woodall had himself a great showing in the face-off circle for New York winning 18 to Brandon Clelland who had 13.
The Seals offense was way too much in this one as they used another offensive spurt in the Third Quarter to seal the victory.
New York will now be on the road for the next few games, before they return back to Nassau Coliseum to play host to the New England Black Wolves on February 28 with the face-off time slated for 7:30 p.m.
On January 20 the New York Riptide signed Long Island-native Myles Jones was signed to a protected player contract. Jones got to see time in the game against San Diego and will look to make a huge impact with the team.
Jones was one of the best midfielders to ever done the Duke University Uniform, helping the Blue Devils win two National Championships and earning the All-American honors three times.
Myles owns the Duke midfield record for career and single-season points with 231 and 77 respectively and he ranks seventh in Blue Devil history in points (231), 12th in career goals (126) and fifth in career assists (105). His 231 points are the second most for a midfielder in NCAA Division I history and he was the first midfielder in NCAA history to record 100 career goals and 100 assists.
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