No. 13 Spartans Catch Lacrosse without its Shield

No. 13 Spartans Catch Lacrosse without its Shield

Tampa, Fla. – Lynn University's lacrosse team battled a tough University of Tampa squad in the first half to a manageable 6-5 deficit at the break. A scoring drought from the Fighting Knights in the third quarter however allowed the 13th-ranked Spartans to create separation en route to an 18-7 Sunshine State Conference victory over the Blue and White on a hot Saturday afternoon.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa 18, Lynn 7
Records: #13 Tampa (9-3, 2-0 SSC), Lynn (4-5, 0-2 SSC)
Location: Naimoli Field | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa leads 5-0
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STATS OF THE GAME:
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
  • Lynn didn't win the faceoff battle for the first time this season. 
  • Tampa held Lynn to a season-low 26 shots for the game. Lynn averages over 40 shots per game.
  • Urso has nine goals over the last three games and 19 points over the past four.
  • Lynn had less turnovers than the Spartans.
  • Tampa is ranked No. 13 in this week's USILA Coaches Poll and No. 11 by US Lacrosse.

UP NEXT:
Lynn returns home next Saturday, April 8 for a 5 p.m. SSC tilt against Rollins College.