BANGOR, Maine – Lyndon put forth its best offensive output of the season Saturday in a 16-8 loss to Husson University in North Atlantic Conference men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles improve to 3-3 overall and 2-0 in the NAC, while the Hornets fell to 0-3 overall and 0-3 in the NAC.
Brandon Corbo and Zach Glazier each scored four goals for Husson who built an early 2-0 lead with 11:45 left in the first quarter on goals by Brett Martin and Trent Sell. Sell would tally his second goal of the game putting Husson up 3-0 with 2:57 left in the first and the Eagles would end the first quarter up 5-0 on two goals in the final minute by Corbo.
Corbo netted his third goal of the game only a 1:17 into the second quarter and Glazier would beat the Lyndon goalie Shane Morin (Salem, N.H.) with 5:17 left to put Husson up 7-0. Corbo would score his four of the game putting the Eagles up 8-0 with 3:57 left in the first half.
Lyndon would get on the scoreboard with 1:39 left in the first half, when Justin Mosher (Salem, N.H.) beat Eagles goalie Tom Lepage making it 9-1. The Lyndon scoring spree was far from over though as Ricky Carroll (Ann Arbor, Mich.) would sneak a shot pass the Eagles goalkeeper with 18 seconds left in the second quarter to making it 10-2.
Derek Driscoll would extend the Husson lead in the third with 13:47 remaining, but Lyndon would come out firing, scoring two unanswered goals by Ian Pelkey (Milton, Vt.) and Robert Crupi (Scituate, Mass.) to make it 11-4 with 12:23 remaining in the quarter.
Lyndon would score again in the third, this time coming off the stick of Kevin McCarthy (Sayville, N.Y.), but Husson would score the next three from Glazier, Driscoll and Glazier push the Eagle lead to 16-5.The Hornets would score the last three goals of the game, two of them coming from Pelkey and one coming from McCarthy making it 16-8.
Lepage and Andrew Tarr combined to make 12 saves in net and James Seager grab a game high 15 groundballs to help lead Husson. Pelkey led Lyndon with three goals and two assists. Morin made 14 saves in net for the Hornets. The Eagles outshot the Hornets 46-33 and also came away with the edge in ground balls 49-34.
Lyndon will continue NAC play on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. when it plays host to Castleton.