The Villanova University men's lacrosse team lost to the fourth ranked Johns Hopkins Blue Jays, 19-6 on Saturday, April 4, at Villanova Stadium on the campus of Villanova University.
The Blue Jays got the offensive going 33 seconds into the game on a goal by senior Dudley Dixon (Annapolis, Md./Severn). The offense continued to flow for the Blue Jays, as they scored 10 more unanswered goals. The Wildcats did not get on the board until the 12:34 mark of the third quarter, when senior Jeffrey Huber (Ellicott City, Md./Loyola) picked up a groundball and put it past Blue Jays goalie Eric Kuchner (Selauket, N.Y./Ward Melville). The Wildcats could not mount much of a comeback as the Blue Jays scored the next four goals to increase their lead to 15-1. The 'Cats scored one more goal in the third quarter, as junior Andy D'Amico (Harve de Grace,Md./Aberdeen) scored his tenth goal of the season. The Blue Jays finished the game with four more goals before the final seconds would elapse off the clock.
Villanova was led offensively by sophomore Tom Lasky (Richboro,Pa./LaSalle) who netted two goals for the 'Cats. Other scorers for the Wildcats were sophomores Chris Larson (New Milford, Conn./Canterbury), Jack McTigue (Bethpage, N.Y./Bethpage), who each netted a goal in the losing effort.
The Blue Jays had 10 different goal scorers on the afternoon and were led by senior Dylan Schlott (Baltimore, Md./Gilman) who scored seven goals. The Wildcats used three different goalies, including two freshman, Matt Wilk (Bound Brook, N.J./Bridgewater Raritan) played 30 minutes and gave up nine goals, Mike Mullette (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) played 15 minutes and gave up six goals. Junior Brendan Keneally (Chester, N.J./Mt. Lake) played 15 minutes and gave up four goals. For the Blue Jays, sophomore Brian Careaterra (Yorktown Heights, N.Y./Yorktown) was outstanding in the net, playing in 30 minutes and did not give up a goal.
With the loss the Wildcats fall to 2-6 on the season. Their next game will be at the University of Denver on Thursday, April 9 at 4:00 pm. The Blue Jays host in-state rival Maryland on Saturday, April 11, at 7:00 pm.
1 2 3 4 Final Johns Hopkins 3 6 6 4 19 Villanova 0 0 2 4 6
Johns Hopkins Scoring
Dixon (2-3), O'Kelley (2-1), Schlott (7-0), Marks (1-4), Moolenaar (1-0), Haugen (2-1), Kumin (2-1), Rabuano (1-1), Lesueur (1-0) Denihan (0-1)
Tom Lasky (2-0), Jeff Huber (1-1), Eric Dauer (0-1), Dave D'Amico (1-0), Chris Larson (1-0), Jack McTigue (1-0)