Winchester, Va. -- The 20th-ranked University of Lynchburg's men's lacrosse team made it four straight victories Saturday afternoon with a 24-5 shellacking of Shenandoah on the road.
Senior face-off man Craig Koester (Wildwood, Mo.) went 7-for-8 in the midfield clashes, and senior defender Seamus McDonald (Far Hills, N.J.) tied his season high with five ground balls and caused a turnover.
Final: No. 20 Lynchburg 24, Shenandoah 5
Records: No. 20 Lynchburg (6-4, 3-0 ODAC), Shenandoah (6-4, 2-2 ODAC)
Venue: Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium, Shenandoah University, Winchester, Va.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The visiting Hornets took control early with five unanswered goals in the first period. Junior midfielder Kevin Rogers (Leesburg, Va.) tallied a goal and an assist in the quarter.
Lynchburg added three more goals to start the second before SU got on the board. The visitors went into halftime with a 13-1 advantage as Lombardo completed the hat trick before halftime.
Adams kicked off the second half with a goal to keep the game rolling, and Lynchburg cruised to the victory.
Lynchburg will continue Old Dominion Athletic Conference play Tuesday, April 2 when Ferrum visits Lakeside Drive for a 7 p.m. game. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two programs.