Lycoming vs. King's College
April 4, 2007
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KING'S MEN'S LAXERS POST FIRS-EVER VICTORY OVER LYCOMING, 9-5

WILKES-BARRE -- The King's College men's lacrosse team built a 5-1 half-time lead and added four second half goals to post a 9-5 victory over host Lycoming College Wednesday in Williamsport. The win marked King's first-ever win over the Warriors since King's began varsity lacrosse in 1999.

With the win, King's improved to 2-7 overall and 2-3 in the MAC while Lycoming slipped to 2-6 and 2-2. King's had lost nine straight games to the Warriors entering the matchup.

King's took a 5-1 half-time lead on the strength of two goals from T.J. Lyon. But the Monarchs extended the lead to 6-1 on a goal by Ryan Lachner just 1:50 into the third quarter . King's would take a 7-3 lead into the final period where goals by Lyon and Chris Landry would seal the victory.

Lyon finished the game with four goals while Lachner tallied two goals and two assists. Curtis Reinard scored one goal with one assist while Doran also added goals for King's. Landry also finished the game with one goal and one assist.

Lycoming held a 38-36 advantage in shots, while King's won the ground ball battle 39-36.

King's goalie Andrew Bartle made 10 saves to pick up the win.

King's returns to action on Wednesday when the Monarchs travel to face Messiah College in a 4:00 p.m. contest.