#8 Mercyhurst Men’s Lax Wins Home Opener Over Saint Rose

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ERIE, Pa. — James Crowe and Kurtis Woodland recorded three goals and one assist each as the eighth-ranked Mercyhurst men’s lacrosse team defeated Saint Rose, 14-4, in a non-conference game on Wednesday at Tullio Field.

Keyan McQueen also had a four-point game, finishing with two goals and two assists for the Lakers (3-1). Oran Horn scored two goals while Benjamin Brooks, Derek Richards, Ben Smith-Wilcox and Kevin Vaughn tallied one goal apiece.

Single assists were recorded by Michael Convery, Liam Dollard, Evan Hollfelder and Dan Kritkausky.

The Lakers scored eight consecutive goals, turning a 2-1 lead into a 10-1 lead, and held a comfortable margin from there.

Greg Weyl had four groundballs and three caused turnovers on the defensive side. Winning goalie Matt Wells recorded four saves before William Koester stopped two shots in a relief effort.

Mercyhurst will return to action on Saturday with a 1 p.m. home contest against non-conference opponent Wheeling Jesuit.

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