Ferrino Has Career-High 21 Saves but Lacrosse Can’t Overcome NDNU

BOCA RATON, Fla.- Lynn's goalkeeper Taylor Ferrino stopped 21 shots in the lacrosse team's second game of the season. The Fighting Knights fell 15-9 to Notre Dame de Namur on Wednesday night in a non-region game. Freshmen Brian Kiel, Tyler Janvrin and Chris D'Angelo scored a pair of goals each in the loss. The Argonauts were led by Carter Olson who had a game-high five goals and three assists. 

Lynn fired first in the opening quarter when Joey Bacarella found the back of the net to put the Fighting Knights in front, 1-0. This is the second game in a row that Bacarella has given the Blue & White a lead to start the game. D'Angelo scored his first career goal with 7:25 remaining in the quarter. Janvrin found D'Angelo just inside the crease marking his fourth assist in two games. NDNU fired back scoring two goals in the final four minutes to tie the game 2-all at the end of the first. 

The Argo's took a 3-2 lead 25 seconds into the second quarter when Jordan Wagner scored on a fast break, assisted by Devin LaPorte. Lynn evened the scoreboard when Tyler Janvrin ripped a shot from 15 yards out at 10:14. Notre Dame de Namur scored four unanswered goals over the next three minutes before Harrison Lynch scored his second career goal, unassisted, at 3:09. NDNU responded four seconds later on a fast break from the faceoff for an 8-5 lead that would hold until halftime. 

John Honea made the switch to goalie for Notre Dame de Namur for the second half. The Argonauts scored two goals in the third minute to extend their lead, 10-5. D'Angelo scored his second goal of the game at the 11:53 mark. Jordan Wagner scored a man-up goal at 9:44 to put NDNU ahead 11-6. Kiel scored the final two goals of the quarter, the first at 3:03 which was assisted by Dante Egan, before scoring unassisted at 1:52. 

The Fighting Knights scored one more goal in the fourth quarter by Danny Egan but The Argos were able to add four more goals for the 15-9 win. 

Ferrino had a career-best 21 saves while Vinny Genovesi won 11-of-18 face-offs for the Blue & White.  Janvrin led Lynn with two goals and an assist while firing off 12 shots. NDNU's Aaron Cruz got the win in between the pipes allowing five goals with six saves. 

Lynn falls to 0-2 in its inaugural season and will return to the field on Tuesday, March 11, when the Blue & White takes on Lees-McRea at 7:00 p.m. on the campus of Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton, Fla. Fans can follow the action live at LynnFightingKnights.com. Don't forget to 'Like' us on Facebook and follow @LUKnights on Twitter, Instagram and Vine.