| LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team jumped out to an 8-1 halftime lead in cruising to a 12-4 victory over Guilford in ODAC action on Wednesday afternoon at Wilson Field.|
The Generals (8-4, 3-1) opened the scoring just 1:46 into the game as sophomore midfielder Harry St. John (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) scored off an assist from sophomore attackman Tim Skeen (Baltimore, Md./Towson). With W&L leading 2-1 late in the first quarter, senior midfielder Lee McLaughlin (Rockbridge Baths, Va./Episcopal) ignited a six-goal run with three-straight unassisted tallies over the first and second periods as the Generals defeated the Quakers for the 19th-consecutive time.
St. John and McLaughlin paced the Generals with three goals each, while sophomore attackman Seth Fishman (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Haverford) added a pair of goals. Skeen, freshman attackmen Will Keigler (Timonium, Md./Gilman) and Max Mancuso (Northport, N.Y./Northport) each posted one goal and one assist. Senior Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) played the majority of time in goal, recording seven saves. Sophomore Alex Heaton (Atlanta, Ga./Lovett) and freshman Matt Mason (Gladwyne, Pa./St. Mark's) also played between the pipes, combining for one save.
Guilford (2-9, 0-6) was led by junior midfielder Todd Bochenek's (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney) one goal and one assist. Junior Andrew Vigne (Concord, Mass./Middlesex) saw most of the time in goal, making nine saves. He was relieved by freshman Matt Brewster (Manassas, Va./Highland School), who did not make a save in the final 8:26 of the game.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Randolph-Macon for a 1:00 pm contest.