BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Freshman Chris Voorhees tallied two goals in the game, but the visiting Washington and Lee Generals tallied the first 12 goals of the game en route to a 16-3 victory on Wednesday evening in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men's lacrosse action.
Washington and Lee (7-4, 4-0 ODAC) received votes in the most recent United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) poll.
The Generals scored seven goals in the first quarter of play with six different players getting in on the scoring as Washington and Lee owned a 7-0 lead after the first 15 minutes of play. Cam Lewis tallied two goals to lead all scorers in the first frame.
In the second frame, the Generals added three more goals with three different players getting on the scoreboard to send Washington and Lee to the intermission with a 10-0 lead.
Out of the halftime break, Lewis tallied a pair of goals for the Generals to run out to a 12-0 lead but it was short lived. Voorhees responded with back-to-back goals for the Eagles to trim the Washington and Lee lead back to 10 at a 12-2 tally with seven and a half minutes to play in the third. Derrick Daniels assisted on both Voorhees goals.
Over the final seven-plus minutes of the third Washington and Lee got goals from Kevin Katzmann and Tyler Goldman to send the Generals to the third quarter with a 14-2 lead.
Austin Benacquisto scored midway the fourth quarter, extending the Washington and Lee lead to 15-2. Daniels scored for the Eagles with 6:56 to play to cut the deficit back to a dozen.
Washington and Lee added a goal from the stick of Chris Comerford with 3:03 to play to round out the scoring, handing Bridgewater (5-4, 0-2 ODAC) a 16-3 loss.
Voorhees registered two goals on six shots while freshman Michael Darby tallied six shots to lead the Eagles to 23 shots on the day.
Andrew Buss made 17 saves between the pipes in the loss.
Lewis led the Generals with four goals on the day, while Warren Berenis turned away one shot to secure the win.
Bridgewater returns to action on Saturday at Virginia Wesleyan. Start time against the Marlins is set for 1 p.m.