| BROOKLANDVILLE, Md. -- Senior midfielder Jim Ryan (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) tallied three goals as the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team downed Franklin & Marshall, 10-3, on Saturday afternoon at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Md.|
The Generals (3-3) opened the game with six-straight goals, including two from Ryan and a pair from junior attackman Will Englehart (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney), en route to leading 7-1 at halftime and cruising to the 10-3 final margin.
Ryan's three-goal performance was complimented by junior attackman Ned Rider (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate), who totaled one score and three assists. Sophomore midfielder Harry St. John (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) registered two goals and one assist, while sophomore attackman Tim Skeen (Baltimore, Md./Towson) added two helpers. Senior goalkeeper Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) played the entire contest in goal for W&L, making 12 saves to secure the win.
The Diplomats (3-2) were paced by Mark Hild, Brett Leppert and Sean Murphy, who each tallied a goal, and Cyrus Adams, who contributed two assists. F&M goalkeeper Dan Coffman racked up seven stops in between the pipes.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Salem, Va., to take on No. 11 Roanoke at 2:00pm.