No. 15 Washington & Lee Skates by SCAD in Opener

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Junior attackman Tim Skeen (Baltimore, Md./Towson) registered four goals and one assist as the 15th-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team opened its 2008 season with a 23-3 win over Savannah College of Art and Design on Thursday evening in Jacksonville, Fla.

The Generals (1-0) jumped out to an 11-0 lead at the halftime and held SCAD scoreless until 6:07 of the third period (14-1) as they cruised to the 23-3 victory. W&L was led by Skeen and senior attackman Will Englehart (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney), who totaled three goals and one assist. Sophomore midfielder Deets Hoffman (Houston, Texas/St. John's) added one goal and a team-high three assists, while junior attackman Seth Fishman (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Haverford) notched a trio of scores.

Junior Connor Locke (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephens & St. Agnes) started the game for W&L, making one save and allowing no goals in the first half. Locke was relieved by junior Alex Heaton (Atlanta, Ga./Lovett), and freshmen Ned Lundvall (Richmond, Va./Gilman) and Jason Lumpkin (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall), who combined to make eight saves in the second half.

E.A. Spencer Gray, Erik Elmquist and Stewart Yost each scored an unassisted goal for the Bees (2-4), while Kenan Degirmenci and Carlos Marquez split the contest between the pipes, totaling 11 saves between them.

The Generals host York in their home-opener on Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the W&L Turf Field.

W&L: Tim Skeen 4, Will Englehart 3, Seth Fishman 3, Will Keigler 2, Harry St. John 2, Seldon Clarke 2, Tyler Lenczuk 2, Deets Hoffman 1, Drew Mancini 1, Geoff Marks 1, Tom Hagner 1, Justin Donati
SCAD: E.A. Spencer Gray 1, Erik Elmquist 1, Stewart Yost 1

W&L: Deets Hoffman 3, Will Keigler 2, Mark Wachtmeister 2, Will Engelhart 1, Tim Skeen 1, Seldon Clarke 1, Drew Mancini 1, Spence Daw 1, Dan Sullivan 1, Kevin Feeney
SCAD: None

Connor Locke (W&L), 30:00, 1 save, 0 GA
Alex Heaton (W&L), 15:00, 0 saves, 1 GA
Ned Lundvall (W&L), 7:41, 4 saves, 1 GA
Jason Lumpkin (W&L), 7:19, 0 saves, 1 GA
Kenan Degirmenci (SCAD), 30:00, 6 saves, 11 GA
Carlos Marquez (SCAD), 5 saves, 12 GA


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