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Men's Lax Falls in Season Opener

Zachary Heiderman recorded his first goal as a Hornet in the fourth quarter.
Zachary Heiderman recorded his first goal as a Hornet in the fourth quarter.

WINCHESTER, Va. The Shenandoah University men's lacrosse team opened up its 2019 season with a 14-8 loss to the University of Mary Washington Friday night.

Mary Washington (1-1) got out to an early 3-0 lead after the first quarter that the Hornets (0-1) weren't able to overcome.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Freshman Chris Baker broke the Mary Washington scoring streak and netted his first of four collegiate goals at 9:34 of the second. The Hornets and Eagles would trade goals throughout the quarter.

A strong UMW third quarter kept SU at an arm's-length, keeping at least a four-goal lead for the rest of the night.

Shenandoah outscored Mary Washington 4-2 in the final stanza but ran out of time to complete a comeback.

Chris White recorded seven goals for the visiting Eagles.

SU BY THE NUMBERS

UP NEXT

The Hornets travel to Marymount with a 3 p.m. faceoff on Saturday, February 23.