| Charlottesville, VA - In a contest relocated to the University
of Virginia's Turf Facility, the #13 Lynchburg College men's lacrosse team
lost its season opener to #12 Ohio-Wesleyan, 16-13.
Despite holding an 11-7 lead at the end of the third period, the
Hornets were unable to stop the Bishops, giving up nine goals in the final
Sophomore attack Billy McCulloch (Annandale, VA/W.T. Woodson)
led the way for LC with five goals and four assists. Kevin Reinecke
(Crofton, MD/Arundel) netted twice with one assist, while Kip Campbell (Fork
Union, VA/FUMA) tallied two scores. Goalie Paul Velte (Londonderry,
VT/Vermont Academy) made seven saves in the contest.
For OW (1-0), John Schlegel tallied six goals and one assist.
Frank Bedford netted three goals and three assists, while Jared Law scored
twice and had three assists.
Lynchburg (0-1) will next face St. Mary's College (MD) at the
Shellenbeger Field on Saturday, March 1st at 2:00 p.m.