Atlanta, Ga.- Lynn University's lacrosse team (1-4) fell, 23-4, to Lenoir-Rhyne (4-2) on Sunday afternoon at Raider Valley on the campus of Walton High School. Lynn returns back to the Sunshine State to open conference play on Wednesday, March 19, at Rollins. Danny Egan was the only Fighting Knight to have a multi-goal game while Taylor Ferrino made 10 saves in goal for the Blue & White.
Lynn trailed 3-0 at the end of the first quarter and much into the second quarter before Tyler Janvrin scored unassisted at 9:37. Egan scored off the faceoff eight seconds later when Janvrin found him just outside the crease for Lynn to trail, 5-2. The Bears answered back at 7:39 when Ned Kaish found Imari Davis. At 6:10 Danny Egan connected on a pass from Janvrin again, this time almost parallel with the pipes. Lenoir-Rhyne scored three more times before halftime to lead, 9-3.
The Blue & White's offense was halted in the third quarter when Lenoir-Rhyne scored 10 goals while holding Lynn to just four shots. Harrison Lynch scored a man-up goal at 2:28 for his sixth goal of the season. The Bears finished the game on a 5-0 run to secure the victory.
Chris D'Angelo won 14-of-27 face offs while grabbing a team-high nine ground balls. Jason Conner made his first appearance in goal in the third quarter where he recorded his first career save. Ferrino turned away 10 shots in his 40 minutes of work between the pipes. Seven Bears had multi-goal games while Alex Squires made six saves for the win.
The Fighting Knights will play their first Sunshine State Conference game in program history in Winter Park, Fla., against the Tars of Rollins. Face off is set for 7:00 p.m. Fans can follow live at LynnFightingKnights.com. Don't forget to 'Like' us on Facebook and follow @LUKnights on Twitter and Instagram.