DELPHI, Ohio – The Wilmington College men’s lacrosse team won a lopsided affair 20-3 against Mt. St. Joseph University Tuesday evening.
The Quakers will take on Mount Union in this season’s first Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) contest at home 1 p.m. Saturday.
Wilmington (3-3) came out aggressively on both ends of the field against MSJ. Offensively, three different players scored, with Jhordan Lang and Connor Judge netting two goals each. By the end of the first quarter, the Fightin’ Quakers led 5-1.
The second quarter was much of the same offensively as Lang, Judge and Andrew Miller led the way with two goals each. The Quakers increased their lead to 11-3 at the half.
Wilmington outscored Mt. St. Joseph 9-0 in the second half. Defensively, the Quakers forced 31 Lions turnovers with Jadon Flannery having a team-high of four caused turnovers.
Wilmington was led offensively by Lang who had nine goals and three assists on 26 shots. Lang came one goal short of tying his own single-game record of 10 goals.
Judge had a career day, scoring a career-high six goals. Miller added three goals and two assists on five shots.
Defensively, Tanner Diment picked up 15 ground balls and went 18-20 on face-offs. Michael Acquaviva, Eric Wathen and Andre Chin caused three turnovers each. Goalie Jake Ladendorf had a stellar day, making six saves on nine shots.