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Lynn Men Jump to 10-1 Lead and Take the 16-5 Road Win over Quincy Behind 12 Different Goal Scorers

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All Saints’ Academy alum Fisher Williams 1G

via Lynn press release/website


Lynn Men’s Lacrosse Earns Second Win

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lynn University men’s lacrosse team took a 10-1 lead in the first half and never looked back on its way to 16-5 victory over Quincy, Saturday afternoon. The win evens the Fighting Knights record 2-2 overall.

– Lynn outshot QU (47-30) and had more shots on goal (32-22)
– The Fighting Knights finished 27-of-28 clears and caused nine turnovers
– The Fighting Knights never lost the lead throughout the entire game
– Lynn opened the scoring with a 2-0 lead at 12:31 with graduate student Thomas Murray and junior Connor Houston finding the net
– QU scored 30 seconds later to narrow it to 2-1
– Graduate student Scott Friant scored a goal at 9:11 and assisted the next goal at 7:51 to make it 4-1
– Junior Tyler Van Wart and graduate students Jalen Stanton and Joseph Michalski closed the scoring in the first quarter for a 7-1 lead after one
– Murray opened the second quarter with a goal at 13:53, assisted by graduate student Brian Hoskins
– Freshman Will Harris scored with 6:06 left in the second to make it 9-1
– Harris then assisted junior Edward Downey at 3:49 to set the score at 10-1 at the half
– The Fighting Knights had 20 shots on goal in the first half
– In the third quarter, Houston scored the Fighting Knights 11th goal with 13:36 to play
– Quincy shorted the gap to 11-5 with 7:09 on the clock in the third
– Hoskins and graduate student Fisher Williams closed the quarter with a goal each for a 13-5 edge
– Hoskins opened the scoring in the fourth quarter (13:31) with his second tally to make it 14-5
– Sophomore Connor Zombro and freshman Mitch Rini scored the final two goals of the game (9:07 and 2:22) for Lynn to set the final at 16-5

– Houston, Hoskins, Zombro and Murray each finished with two goals scored
– Rini and Harris each scored their first collegiate goals
– Friant assisted four goals and scored one
– Sophomore goalkeeper Tristan Lenard had 16 saves in the game – his second highest this season
– Junior Camren Santos was 6-of-9 (66.6%) on face-offs with three ground balls

– Lynn faces Maryville next Monday at 12:00 pm