Lycoming Men’s lacrosse overpowers Misericordia 16-5

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — With Mike Doherty going 12-of-13 on faceoffs, the Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team overpowered Misericordia University 16-5 on Thursday, April 9 in Middle Atlantic Conference match up.

Lycoming extended its winning streak to seven, improving to 8-4 overall and 6-1 in the MAC while Misericordia falls to 3-8 and 1-5.

For the Warriors, Ed Williams sparked the offense early, scoring on an assist from Brad Schaeffer just 3:07 into the match. The Cougars knotted the score with 6:47 left in the first before Lycoming went on a 10 goal run between the end of the first quarter and the start of the third. Schaeffer and Shea Conway scored twice apiece while Rick DeNenno, Dan Conkright, Steve Henz, Chris Berube, and Brian Duey all found the back of the net.

Lycoming owned the third period, scoring five goals to Misericordia’s two. Henz scored again while Ethan Payne scored his first career hat trick, broken up by one Misciercordia goal. The cougars found net twice in the fourth as Henz scored the final goal of the Warriors’ day to seal the victory 16-5.

Individually, Doherty own the faceoffs. On his twelve wins, he picked up a game-high 10 groundballs. The Warriors split the 60 minutes in the net with three goalies. Kyle Gilfoy played the first half, making two saves, Al Antinarelli played the full third quarter, recording four saves and Josh Danmyer rounded out the effort in the fourth with three saves. When the ball hit the turf, a Warrior was there to pick up, helping Lycoming
out groundball the Cougars 49-17.

Lycoming is idle until Tuesday, April 14 when Brian Anken and the Warriors travel to a huge conference match-up against Elizabethtown.

Game time is slated for 4 p.m.

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