Men’s Lacrosse Stifles Sailfish, Secures Program’s Best SSC Record
West Palm Beach, Fla. – Lynn University’s men’s lacrosse team went on the road for the first time in nearly a month on Wednesday night, controlling Palm Beach Atlantic from start to finish in a 15-7 Sunshine State Conference victory. The Fighting Knights improve to 4-1 in league play on the year, clinching the program’s first-ever winning record in regular-season SSC competition.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:Final: Lynn 17, PBA 5
Records: Lynn (9-3, 4-1 SSC), PBA (6-8, 1-4 SSC)
Location: Rinker Athletic Campus | West Palm Beach, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 3-0
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Xander Cosenza and Jared Chaloux led the way offensively with a pair of hat tricks. Cosenza made it a game-high four-point day with an assist. All three of Chaloux’s shot attempts found the back of the net.
With two games remaining in the regular season, Lynn has clinched a winning SSC record for the first time in program history.
The Fighting Knights have now won six consecutive games, matching last season’s streak for the longest in program history.
Lynn’s defense surrendered just two goals in the second half and they were both garbage-time scores in man-down situations.
Brous improves his streak of 15+ faceoff wins to eight consecutive games, but has his seven-game streak of double-digit ground balls come to a halt.
PBA is on a five-game losing skid.
Lynn heads to first-place Tampa this Saturday, April 13, for a huge league contest. First faceoff is slated for 8 p.m.
via PBA press release
Sailfish Men’s Lacrosse Drops Home Contest To Lynn
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – After seizing an early lead, Palm Beach Atlantic men’s lacrosse couldn’t hold off Lynn on Wednesday night, falling 15-7 to the Fighting Knights.
Gunner Gebelein got things started quickly by taking the opening ground ball off a face off win by Landon Johnson and scoring just 14 seconds in to the game. Lynn responded by scoring the next five goals and ended the quarter with an 8-2 advantage. Blake Israelscored the first of his three goals in the quarter.
PBA was never able to get back into the game, pulling to within five at 10-5 on a goal from Zach Holmes late in the second. That was the score heading into halftime but Lynn scored five straight in the third to take a commanding lead. PBA added goals by Jordan Trowbridge and Zack Figura in the fourth quarter.
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