Men's Lacrosse Falls to Babson 16-6

Men's Lacrosse Falls to Babson 16-6

SCORE: Wheaton 6 - Babson 16

RECORDS: Wheaton (6-6, 0-4 NEWMAC) - Babson (7-5, 4-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Nordin Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton was led by junior Matt Morgan and first-year Tyler Brown-Ortiz who scored two goals each, while Morgan also picked up an assist in the process.
  • First-years Jack Hounchell and Troy Sliney contributed one goal apiece while senior Scott Whear dished out an assist.
  • Babson was led by Austin Fabel who scored a hattrick while Brendan Duffy and Will Messner provided two goals a piece for the Beavers. 
  • Babson started the game off strong and was able to score four goals in each quarter to go up on the Lyons 8-2 at halftime. 
  • After falling behind 1-0 at the start of the first quarter, Whear found Morgan at the 11:46 mark to tie the game, before Babson unleashed a seven goal assault that spanned the remainder of the first quarter and the second quarter. Wheaton ended the first half with a man-up goal from Hounchell with a feed from Morgan. 
  • Wheaton fought back over the course of the second half but despite their efforts, they were unable to catch the Beavers early lead, setting the final score at 16-6. 
  • Senior Goalkeeper Colin Walsh picked up 14 saves in the loss. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 32 / Babson 42
  • Ground Balls: Wheaton 26 / Babson 37
  • Clears: Wheaton 14-15 / Babson 16-18
  • Face-Offs: Wheaton 7-25 / Babson 18-25
  • Saves: Wheaton 14 / Babson 13

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, April 21 at 1 p.m. against Emerson College on Diane C. Nordin '80 Field for Senior Day.