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Lyons Offense Too Much for Wildcats

Lyons Offense Too Much for Wildcats

PROVIDENCE, RI. - A high-scoring second quarter was the difference in Sunday's contest between the Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team and Wheaton College. The Lyons outscored the Wildcats 6-2 in that quarter on their way to a 16-7 decision. 

Wheaton: 2-1
Johnson & Wales: 0-2 

Statistical Leaders:
Ben Farrell (JWU): 3 goals
Jacob deMey (JWU): 2 goals
CJ Leighton (WC): 2 goals, 4 assists

Of Note:

Wildcats ended the first quarter with three unanswered goals - including a goal from Ben Farrell - with 3:11 left to give JWU 3-1 lead.


Jacob deMey's man-up goal with 1:25 left in the second quarter tied the game at 5-5 and stopped a 4-1 run by the Lyons. Wheaton outscored Johnson & Wales 6-2 in the second quarter to head into halftime with a 7-5 lead.


The Lyons never looked back after halftime, outscoring the Wildcats 9-2 in the second half.


Ben Farrell recorded a hat trick on 11 shots and Xavier Chiovera led the Wildcats with three assists. Wheaton outshot the Wildcats, 48-29, with Bradley Morris making 17 saves.

Mike Abramo led the Lyons with a trio of goals while CJ Leighton had two goals and four assists.

Up Next:
Johnson & Wales is home Tuesday to take on Eastern Connecticut State at 6 pm.