Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Lacrosse Ends Season With A 14-10 Loss To Queens
April 23, 2011
Bears’ first year concludes with a 4-10 mark
Freshman Anthony Mangili led Lenoir-Rhyne with a team-high three goals in a 14-10 season-ending loss to Queens University Saturday afternoon in Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Lacrosse Team (4-10) ended its first season in school history with a 14-10 setback to Queens University (8-5) Saturday afternoon at the Queens Sports Complex.
The Royals' Branden Stansley (Sylvania, Ohio) scored a match-high four goals to go along with two assists while Jimmy Baker (Prince Fredrick, Md.) added three goals and a match-high five assists in leading Queens to the victory.
Freshman Anthony Mangili (Durham, N.C.) led Lenoir-Rhyne with three goals and freshman Luke Nealon (Naples, Fla.) scored twice for the Bears despite the setback.
Nealon gave L-R a 4-2 advantage just 25 seconds into the second period with his first goal of the day but Queens responded with five straight goals for a 7-4 lead and the Royals never trailed again.
After a Lenoir-Rhyne goal cut the lead to 7-5 late in the second period, Queens took control with four consecutive goals.
The Royals also held a 56-31 advantage in shots taken and a 41-24 edge in ground balls en route to the win.
For Lenoir-Rhyne, freshman Sam Ashton (New Market, Md.) added a team-high four assists and a goal and freshman goalkeeper Gus Brighton (Chapel Hill, N.C.) stopped 17 shots in the losing effort.
Queens' goalkeeper, Brandon Macknew (Abington, Md.), was credited with the win after making five saves.