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Lynn Men’s Lacrosse Loses in Opener to Newberry

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in , , , .

via Lynn press release/website


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Newberry outscored Lynn University by two goals in the second quarter that proved to be the difference in a 15-13 loss for the Fighting Knights in men’s lacrosse action, Saturday. Lynn tied the ballgame in the fourth, but couldn’t take the lead as Newberry sealed the win late.
– Both teams scored four goals in the first and fourth quarters and three in the third, but it was a 4-2 scoring edge for the Wolves in the second that proved to be the advantage
– Lynn outshot Newberry 43-38 and the Fighting Knights finished 17-of-18 clears
– Sophomore Edward Downey, senior Fisher Williams, senior Jalen Stanton and senior Thomas Murray each found the net in the opening quarter for a 4-2 lead with 3:37 to play.
– Newberry scored four of the game’s next five goals to surge to a 6-5 with 5:33 to play in the first half
– Williams scored at 4:11 in the second to tie things at six before the Wolves rattled off four-straight for a 10-6 lead with 11:54 to play in the third
– Stanton scored with 1:01 left in the third and again with 12:05 left in the fourth as both goals pulled the Fighting Knights to within two at 11-9 and 12-10
– Stanton connected on a shot again at 8:06 in the fourth quarter and Williams scored back-to-back goals at 6:10 and 5:40 as the Fighting Knights battled back to tie the game at 13-13
– Newberry captured the win with a goal at 4:11 and another with 2:10 to play
– Murray finished with three goals and three assists
– Stanton finished with four goals and two assists
– Williams scored four times
– Graduate student Michael Miocic won 10-of-20 faceoffs
– Lynn hosts Adelphi on Monday, February 20 at 6:00 pm