CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – Cameron Leech racked up a game-high 10 points with five goals and five assists as the Bryn Athyn College men's lacrosse team recorded its third straight victory, 16-5 over Cazenovia College in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) match) Saturday afternoon in New York.
Andrew Coyle turned in a season-high five points as he found the back of the net three times and tallied two assists. Nolan Frame scored three goals, while Riley Flynn and Jon Carr both added two goals and one assist. Nolan Bosserman contributed one goal and one assist.
Bryn Athyn (5-6, 4-1 NEAC) jumped out to a quick 3-0 advantage thanks to goals from Frame—who scored just four seconds into the contest—Coyle, and Leech recorded goals in the opening 6:52. Cazenovia (3-7, 2-3 NEAC) bounced back to cut the Bryn Athyn to 3-2 at the 5:48 as Brock Post and Shea Ames scored 54 seconds apart.
Then, the Lions dominated the next 35:48 by running off 12 straight goals to open up a commanding 15-2 advantage after three quarters of play. Bosserman and Leech closed out the first quarter with goals. In the second quarter, Flynn got things started with back-to-back goals and then the Lions received goals from Frame and Carr. Leech and Coyle scored two times during the third quarter, while Carr and Frame had one goal.
Cazenovia outscored Bryn Athyn 3-1 in the final 15 minutes. Leech recorded the lone Lion goal.
Post finished the match with two goals for Cazenovia. Joe Timm, Connor Smith, and Ames all had a goal.
Led by an 8-of-16 effort at the faceoff X by Shane McCurdy, the Lions won 12 of the 23 faceoffs in the match.
Brad DePasquale picked up the victory in goal for Bryn Athyn as he stopped nine shots. Cazenovia's Jared Hurlbutt recorded 11 stops. The Lions outshot the Wildcats 40-25.
Bryn Athyn returns to General Ronald K. Nelson Field on Saturday, April 21 for its next match, a Senior Day showdown against Wells at 4 p.m.