Wolverines’ second-half surge not enough against Hornets

Wolverines’ second-half surge not enough against Hornets

DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College men's lacrosse team dropped their season opener, 19-7 at home on Saturday against the Shenandoah Hornets.

The Wolverines had a slow start but picked up their momentum in the second half with five second half goals.

Sophomore midfielder Josh Wassum notched a goal and three assists for the Wolverines. Sophomore defender Zach Weitzel tallied two goals while junior attacker Joe Fingles and sophomore midfielder Zach Farnell collected a goal and an assist apiece. Fingles also caused two turnovers.

Freshman Nick Bruhn won four faceoffs while senior Nate Gemmato secured three faceoffs.

The Hornets were led by Stephen LaTona, who scored a game-high six goals.

The Wolverines (0-1) will be back in action Wednesday, Feb. 22 when they host the Rosemont Ravens in a non-conference contest. Action from Drass Field at Scott D. Miller Stadium is slated to begin at 4 p.m.