Men's Lacrosse Drops Road Game at Shorter, 21-2
ROME, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae men's lacrosse team dropped a 21-2 decision to Shorter in a nonconference game Saturday afternoon at Ben Brady Field in Rome, Ga.
The Shorthawks (5-7) had a trio of players record a hat trick while Matt Kristiansen led the way with five goals. The Bobcats (0-11) forced 16 turnovers.
Kristiansen and Kyle VanKauwenberg did most of the damage early on while combining for five goals and an assist as SU led 7-0 halfway through the second quarter.
LMC's Dalton Lamb (Clemmons, N.C.) put his squad on the board with an unassisted goal at the 6:12 mark in the second quarter.
The Shorthawks responded with a 13-0 run while nine different players notched a goal.
Zachery Dirkse and James VandenBrink combined for 12 shots and six goals in the contest.
Junior Benjamin Shifflett (Clemmons, N.C.) earned 18 saves on the day while SU held the groundball advantage, 33-10.
The Bobcats welcome Mars Hill in their last home game of the year on Wednesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. at Tate Field.
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