JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College men's lacrosse team fell to Husson University 21-3 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday morning at Minaert Field.
The Badgers drop to 0-6 (0-3 NAC) on the season while the Eagles improve to 4-7 (4-2 NAC).
Husson jumped out to a quick lead with two goals in the first two and a half minutes of the game. The Badgers answered back with a goal by Travis Benson (Underhill, Vt.) at the 10:47 mark. The Eagles rallied off five more goals through the rest of the quarter to take a 7-1 lead after one.
Benson notched his second of the game two minutes into the second on a goal assisted by Dylan Griffen (Bradford, Vt.). Husson scored seven unanswered through the rest of the quarter to go up 14-2 at the half.
Husson tacked on three in the third to go up 17-2 going into the final quarter.
Rhys Keenhold (Braintree, Vt.) notched a man-up goal five minutes into the fourth for Johnson's final goal of the day. The Eagled would add four more on route to the 21-3 victory.
Jaden Wells (1-0) picked up the win in 30 minutes of action, while Zach Glazier stepped in for the second half. Patrick Bell (0-6) got the loss, making 10 saves in the effort.
Shots on Goal: Husson 31 | Johnson 8
Ground Balls: Husson 28 | Johnson 29
Turnovers: Husson 24 | Johnson 34
Clears: Husson 15-19 | Johnson 8-26
Face Offs Won: Husson 21 | Johnson 5
Man Up: Husson 0-1 | Johnson 1-4
The Badgers will travel to Castleton on Wednesday, April 18 for a NAC game at 7:00 p.m.