Men’s Lacrosse Stifles Sailfish, Secures Program’s Best SSC Record

West Palm Beach, Fla. – Lynn University's men's lacrosse team went on the road for the first time in nearly a month on Wednesday night, controlling Palm Beach Atlantic from start to finish in a 15-7 Sunshine State Conference victory. The Fighting Knights improve to 4-1 in league play on the year, clinching the program's first-ever winning record in regular-season SSC competition.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 17, PBA 5
Records: Lynn (9-3, 4-1 SSC), PBA (6-8, 1-4 SSC)
Location: Rinker Athletic Campus | West Palm Beach, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 3-0
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Xander Cosenza and Jared Chaloux led the way offensively with a pair of hat tricks. Cosenza made it a game-high four-point day with an assist. All three of Chaloux's shot attempts found the back of the net.
  • Chase Stokes, Nick McCabe and Caleb Wells all logged a pair of scores.
  • Crease-attackmen Conor Vaughan and Keegan Maxwell both buried a goal.
  • Defensive middie Daniel Luette rounded out Lynn's goal scorers as the sophomore tallied the first goal of his collegiate career.
  • Ben Jackson, Dryden Brous and Mikey Urso each distributed an assist. It was the first career point for Jackson.
  • Brous dominated at the X once again, winning 18-of-24 faceoffs with nine ground balls. Counterpart Dwayne Owens went 1-of-2 in the circle.
  • Collin McClelland played the first three quarters in between the pipes, registering 12 saves. He improves to 9-3 on the season.
  • Starting defenders Greg Morissette (6) and Evan P. Kalish (5) spearheaded the ground ball game with Luette adding four.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • With two games remaining in the regular season, Lynn has clinched a winning SSC record for the first time in program history.
  • The Fighting Knights have now won six consecutive games, matching last season's streak for the longest in program history.
  • Lynn's defense surrendered just two goals in the second half and they were both garbage-time scores in man-down situations.
  • Brous improves his streak of 15+ faceoff wins to eight consecutive games, but has his seven-game streak of double-digit ground balls come to a halt.
  • PBA is on a five-game losing skid.

UP NEXT:
Lynn heads to first-place Tampa this Saturday, April 13, for a huge league contest. First faceoff is slated for 8 p.m.