LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – Lyndon was victorious in their home opener on Saturday as they took down the University of Maine at Farmington 22-6.
Farmington opened the scoring at the 2:02 mark of the first quarter, when David Grainger found Zack Rowland for the early goal. Grainger found Casey Wrigley just 10 seconds later, giving the Beavers the early 2-0 lead. Lyndon's offense exploded as they responded with 11 straight goals to power ahead of Farmington.
The Hornets run was led by Ian Pelkey, who had three of those 11 goals. Justin Mosher, Ricky Carroll, and Kevin McCarthy all followed with 2 of their own goals. Robert Crupi and Colin Young tallied a goal each to cap the 11-0 run.
Lyndon's offense was led by Carrol and Crupi, who each had six points (three goals, three assists/two goals, four assists – respectively).
Farmington's offense was led by Grainger, he had 12 shots, one goal, and two assists on the day while Rowland had one goal and one assist. Lyndon goal keeper Shane Morin turned away 11 of 17 shots on goal, while Ronie Morales and Joseph Maldonado gave up 22 goals on 27 shots on goal.
With the victory, the Hornets move to 2-5 overall, and 2-4 in North Atlantic Conference play. Farmington goes to 0-13 overall, and 0-8 in NAC action.
Lyndon will be on the road tomorrow to face off against NAC rival Castleton, that game gets underway at 12:00 p.m.
By Matt Drew, Sports Information Assistant