Sixth-seeded men's lacrosse falls in Atlantic East quarterfinals to third-seeded Marymount

Sixth-seeded men's lacrosse falls in Atlantic East quarterfinals to third-seeded Marymount

ARLINGTON, Va. – The sixth-seeded Wesley College men's lacrosse team stumbled 17-5 in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic East Conference Championship Tournament to the third-seeded Marymount Saints on Saturday.

Both team's defenses played stout in the first two-quarters of the game. Marymount got the on the board first when Clark Akers put away a goal in the fifth minute of the game.

Wesley responded with a pair of goals a minute apart in the second quarter. Leo Kelly intercepted a clear attempt by Marymount in the Wesley attacking zone and beat the goalkeeper one-on-one for Wesley's first goal of the game. Adam Tewey converted a counter-attack after a wide Marymount shot attempt to give Wesley the 2-1 lead with just over 10 minutes to go in the half. Marymount would take a 3-2 into halftime after two goals in the final four minutes of the first half.

Marymount would score seven goals in the third and fourth quarters to pull away from Wesley. Kyle-Mackall Lloyd and Cody Lloyd tallied goals in the third quarter while Tewey scored Wesley's final goal of the contest in the 52nd minute of the game.

Logan Wilson and Joshua Short paced the Wesley defensive effort with two caused turnovers apiece. Jack Guzman and Zach Farnell each scooped up three ground balls.

Dylan Sicca made 16 saves in goal for his 10th double-digit save performance of the season. Sicca also corralled a team-best four ground balls.

Wesley ends the 2019 season 3-12 overall and 1-5 in the Atlantic East Conference.