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MIT’s Fast Start Downs Wildcats 12-5

MIT’s Fast Start Downs Wildcats 12-5

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team lost to the MIT Engineers, 12-5, on Wednesday afternoon. The Engineers outscored the Wildcats, 6-3, in the first quarter on their way to victory. 

Johnson & Wales: 2-9


Statistical Leaders:
Ben Farrell (JWU): 2 goals, 2 assists
Matt Gelb (JWU): 1 goal. 1 assist
Chris Calisto (JWU): 1 goal


Of Note:
After falling behind, 3-0, the Wildcats scored three-straight goals during a 6:06 stretch in the middle of the quarter. Ben Ferrell scored the first of his team-high two goals with 10:24 on the clock.


Both teams were scoreless for the first nine and a half minutes of the second quarter. The Engineers scored three goals to end the first half with a 9-3 lead.


After being shutout in the third quarter, the Wildcats found the back of the net 58 seconds into the fourth when Ferrell scored a man up. Chris Calisto tallied his fourth goal of the season with 2:52 remaining in the game.


MIT had the advantage in shots, 38-25, and ground balls, 39-18. 


Up Next:
Johnson & Wales is home Saturday for Senior Day against Rivier University at 12 pm.