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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BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
Lynn heads to first-place Tampa this Saturday, April 13, for a huge league contest. First faceoff is slated for 8 p.m.
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.
Gebelein led the team with six ground balls and two caused turnovers. Townsend Brown was credited with fice ground balls with Blake Israel and Jackson Millereach getting credit for three. Marcus Lantier made 10 saves in goal for PBA.
The Sailfish return to action on Saturday as they make the trip to Winter Park to take on Rollins at 1 p.m.