NORTON, Mass - The Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team fell to the Wheaton College Lyons, 16-8, on Saturday. Senior Michael Celentano broke out for a career-high five goals in the contest.
Johnson & Wales: 0-2
Celentano opened the scoring with two goals within three minutes of each other in the first quarter.
Celentano capped his first-half hat trick with a man-up goal with help from Matt Gelb, but Wheaton was able to take an 8-5 lead into the locker room.
Mike Catuosco and Celentano scored at the end of the third quarter to cut the Wheaton margin to 11-7. The Lyons ruined any chances for a JWU comeback with five unanswered goals to start the fourth quarter.
The Lyons held the advantage in shots, 52-37 and groundballs, 37-19.
Johnson & Wales heads south for spring break to take on Alvernia University in Haines City, Fla, on Thursday.