DOVER, Del. – Wesley College's men's lacrosse team rallied and had a big fourth quarter to defeat Misericordia, 12-10, on Wednesday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Wolverines improve to 4-1 with the win while the Cougars fall to 2-3.
Trailing, 7-6 entering the final period, Wesley scored five-straight goals in the opening six-plus minutes to take an 11-7 lead. Jack Redefer scored two of his three goals during the stretch, but Misericordia did not go away, tallying three unanswered scores to cut the deficit to a single goal with 4:32 remaining.
The Cougars kept up the attack over the final minutes but Wesley was up to the challenge, forcing a turnover in the final minute. Sam Seibert then put the game away with his third goal of the game with six ticks remaining in regulation.
Seibert finished the day with a game-high five points, dishing out a pair of assists to go with his three goals. Redefer matched Seibert in goals while Joe Fingles and John Chenault added two scores each.
Josh Dean also had a big day for the Wolverines in goal, stopping a season-high 19 shots with 14 of them coming in the first half. Eric Bohns caused three turnovers while Jason Berry forced two while both defensemen were credited with assists.
The Wolverines open Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday, March 21 at Frostburg State for a 1 pm faceoff.