|LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College men’s lacrosse team defeated Guilford College 19-1 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) action on Saturday afternoon from Shellenberger Field.|
Lynchburg led just 2-0 after the first quarter but exploded for six goals in the second quarter to go into the half with an 8-0 lead. The Hornets were led by Stephen Weis (St. Louis, MO/Christian Brothers) who tallied four goals and one assist. Pat Manders (Potomac, MD/Gonzaga), Kevin Donahue (Ipswich, MA/Tabor Academy), and Tyler Tolson (Lutherville, MD/Loyola Blakefield) each had two scores while Michael Mundorf (Catonsville, MD/Mt. Saint Joseph) posted a goal and three assists, and Dean Evans (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) found the back of the net once with two helpers. Jeff Schwartz (New City, NY/Tabor Academy) won seven of nine faceoffs while Norby King (Bryn Mawr, PA/Cardinal O’Hara) won five of eight. Goalie Garrett Curran (Hull, MA/Tabor Academy) stopped six shots in the net for the Hornets.
Tyler Zivic scored the lone Guilford (2-7/0-2) goal from a Gareth Fuller pass in the fourth quarter. Andrew Vigne contributed with 15 saves for the Quakers. Lynchburg outshot the Quakers 51-12 and held a 42-22 advantage in groundballs. The Hornets also won 15 of 23 faceoffs, converted on 18 of 22 clears, and were successful on four of seven extra man opportunities.
Lynchburg (8-2/1-0) returns to the field on Wednesday as the Hornets host Randolph-Macon College in ODAC action from Shellenberger Field at 7 p.m.