PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Six-straight goals propelled the Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team to victory on Wednesday. The Wildcats won for the second time in three games as they defeated Emmanuel, 12-8.
Emmanuel: 2-11, 2-5 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 5-10, 4-3 GNAC
Eric Russo (JWU): 4 goals
Thomas Lyons (JWU): 3 goals
Charlie Moran (EC): 3 goals, 2 assists
Eric Russo found the back of the net with 51 second left in the quarter to cut the Emmanuel lead to 5-4 at the half. JWU scored the first five goals of the third quarter to take a 10-6 lead.
Johnson & Wales nearly doubled Emmanuel in the shot department, 44-24, and forced the Saints into 28 turnovers. The Saints won 19 of 24 face offs.
JWU is on the road Saturday to face Regis at 1 p.m. Emmanuel returns to action on Friday playing host to Albertus Magnus at 7 p.m.
*Release courtesy of JWU Sports Information Dept.