Men’s lacrosse team loses to Augustana, 16-5

Men’s lacrosse team loses to Augustana, 16-5

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The Olivet College men's lacrosse team dropped a 16-5 decision to Augustana (Ill.) College this afternoon at Thorson-Lucken Field in Rock Island, Illinois.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Augustana 16, Olivet 5
Location: Thorson-Lucken Field; Rock Island, Ill.
Records: Olivet 0-4 overall, Augustana 2-3 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Vikings led 9-0 at halftime after scoring four goals in the first quarter and five more goals in the second quarter. Five of their goals were man-up.
  • Augustana out-scored the Comets, 4-2, in the second quarter.
  • Both teams tallied three goals in the fourth quarter.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Senior Cameron Bazin led Olivet with five points on three goals and two assists. He also posted a game-high 13 shots.
  • Sophomore Justin Lamb had the other two Comet goals.
  • Freshman Connor Hamm scooped-up a team-leading seven ground balls.
  • Freshman Jake Steele played all 60 minutes in the cage and recorded 11 saves.

FOR THE VIKINGS

  • Shane Forsythe had a game-high four goals to go along with an assist for a team-high five points.
  • John Danko was next with four points on three goals and one assist.
  • Cameron MacKenzie also finished with four points, including a game-high three assists.
  • Jason Van Dyck notched a team-best 10 ground balls.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • With his three goals and two assists, Bazin now has 125 goals and 50 assists for 175 points in his Olivet career.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet returns to Illinois next Saturday, March 17, for a 2 p.m. ET game at Elmhurst College.