SU Men’s Lacrosse Takes Down Southern Virginia
The Sea Gulls (8-3, 2-1 CAC), ranked number 11 in the nation, netted six goals in the first quarter with Emory Wongus and Corey Gwin scoring two each. Gwin scored his with just three minutes passing in the game, while Wongus scored the first of his five goals less than a minute after Gwin.
SU continued the momentum into a seven goal second quarter, taking a 13-4 lead into halftime. Nine different Sea Gulls scored in the first half, with four from Wongus and one from Kevin Lacon who brought the lead to 7-2. Salisbury went one for two on man-up possessions, with Jarrett Bromwell scoring the only one of the game. The Sea Gulls ended the half on a 6-1 run.
Pierre Armstrong scored the first and last goals of the quarter for the Gulls, and the Knights (7-4, 1-2 CAC) scored three times for their highest scoring quarter of the day.
Griffin Moroney had three of his four goals in the second half, with two in the fourth to bring the lead to 21-7. Salisbury’s 20-2 win over Kenyon College on March 7 was the last time Moroney had multiple goals in a game.
T.J. Logue and Brett Malamphy went 26 for 33 on face-offs combined, with 16 wins for Logue and 10 for Malamphy. Each player had seven ground balls as well.
SU’s defense forced 18 turnovers and caused nine. Kyle Tucker led the team with two forced turnovers and eight ground balls.