Shenandoah Overpowered by No. 14 Lynchburg

WINCHESTER, Va. Shenandoah saw its 2013 men's lacrosse season come to an end Saturday afternoon with a 19-5 ODAC loss to No. 14 Lynchburg College.

Lynchburg (12-4, 7-2 ODAC) used a strong second quarter to pull away from host SU (5-11, 0-9).

Leading 3-1 heading into the second stanza, LC scored eight of the nine goals in the quarter while holding Shenandoah to just three shots.

Freshman Nick Rondeau had the lone tally for the hosts, scoring unassisted at the 11:14 mark.

Lynchburg answered this goal with a 9-0 run of its own; this extended the visitors lead to 13-2 by the 9:03 mark of the third.

Freshman Matt Justice snapped the string for SU with an unassisted tally at 6:35.

LC then scored three straight to start the fourth, the first two on EMO, before Shenandoah had two of the game's final five goals.

Justice set Aaron Paul for the first one, at 11:31, before Rondeau scored unassisted at 7:28.

Lynchburg, which played 50 players, saw 18 of them register at least one point.

Vin Curran led all scorers with four goals and he was 9 of 11 at the faceoff 'x'.

LC owned advantages of 55-19 in shots, 56-38 in groundballs and 21 of 27 at the 'x'.

Shenandoah goalkeepers Tyler Quinn and Brett Holmes combined to make 16 saves.

SU will announce its 2014 schedule in June.


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