The Wilmington College men’s lacrosse team gave up seven goals to start the game and never recovered Wednesday in a 16-4 loss to Transylvania at Williams Stadium in a non-conference match.
The Fightin’ Quakers fall to 2-4 on the year.
After the slow start, Wilmington rallied to make it 8-3 at halftime and then scored the first goal of the second half.
But the visiting Pioneers then put eight goals on the scoreboard to close out the win.
Reid Delaney continues to be the only consistent offensive threat for Wilmington, scoring three goals. Jhordan Lang scored the fourth WC goal. Chris Hein had an assist on Delaney’s third goal.
The Fightin’ Quakers were out-shot 44-16 and faced a 30-7 deficit in shots that ended on goal.
Each team won 11 faceoffs. Transylvania had a 38-31 edge in ground balls. WC committed 26 turnovers compared to 14 for Transylvania.
Clarks Watts had three goals for the Pioneers but four players scored at least two goals. In all, 10 players scored for Transylvania.