JOHNSON, VT. – The Johnson State College men's lacrosse team fell to Lyndon State College 14-2 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Monday afternoon.
The Badgers go to 0-10 (0-7 NAC) on the season while the Hornets move to 9-5 (5-1 NAC).
Lyndon picked up two in the first with goals by Spencer Aubin and Anthony Altermatt.
Ian Pelkey scored a goal two minutes into the second to push the Lyndon lead to 3-0. Isaiah LeReau (Danbury, Conn.) answered back a minute and a half later to cut the lead back down to two. Lyndon scored four more unanswered to close out the half with a 7-1 lead.
Rhys Keenhold (Braintree, Vt.) picked up and unassisted goal in the third, but Lyndon tacked on four of their own to take a 11-2 advantage.
Lyndon notched three goals in the fourth to take the 14-2 victory.
Marcus Bessette earned the win for Lyndon, making one save on two shots in 30 minutes of work. Jay Palmisano made 18 saves in the loss.
The Hornets recorded 32 shots on goal to Johnson's six and while Johnson earned a 12-6 edge in face offs. The Hornets went 1-14 on the man advantage while the Badgers were 0-8.