Men’s lacrosse team defeats Augustana, 14-10

Men’s lacrosse team defeats Augustana, 14-10

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College men's lacrosse team jumped out to a 6-0 lead and defeated Augustana (Ill.) College, 14-10, today at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Olivet 14, Augustana 10
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Olivet 1-3 overall, Augustana 2-5

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Comets scored the first six goals of the game.
  • The Vikings got on the scoreboard for the first time with one minute left in the opening quarter.
  • Augustana netted the first two goals of the second quarter to trim its deficit down to three, 6-3.
  • Olivet put the last three goals on the scoreboard in second stanza for a 9-3 halftime lead.
  • The Comets increased their lead to 13-3 with four goals in the first seven and one-half minutes of the third quarter.
  • The Vikings scored the last goal of the third quarter and first goal of the last quarter to make the score 13-5.
  • After Olivet made the score 14-5, Augustana scored the final five goals of the game.

FOR THE COMETS

FOR THE VIKINGS

  • Nick Gallo had a team-best eight points on seven goals and one assist.
  • Lee Whorwell finished with two goals, and Sam Daly had two assists.
  • Jeremiah Heredia made nine saves.

UP NEXT                     

  • Olivet travels to New Concord, Ohio, next Saturday, March 18, to play Muskingum University. Game time is 7 p.m.

 

·         Senior Nino Minaudo also had five points on two goals and three assists.