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Men's Lax Claws Cougars

Men's Lax Claws Cougars

WINCHESTER, Va. – The Shenandoah University men's lacrosse team opened up its 2018 season Wednesday afternoon with a 23-1 non-league victory over Averett.

The Hornets (1-0) equaled their best-ever defensive effort in nearly shutting Averett (0-1) out; the Cougars were playing in their first-ever intercollegiate men's lacrosse contest.

AU scored its lone goal at the 11:16 mark of the fourth.

Shenandoah wasted little time in jumping all over AverettMichael Brooks scored off of a Ryan Schott assist 59 seconds in before setting up Eric Sawyer at the 8:40 mark with what proved to be the game-winning goal.

Shenandoah led 4-0 after one, 10-0 at the break and 17-0 heading into the fourth.

Coach Tim Marshall had 13 men put their name on the scoresheet with Cameron Mullinix, Joseph Franchi, Drew Kagdis and Troy Hubbard all registering at least three goals.

Mullinix led this group with four goals and one assist for five points.

The Hornets dominated in all phases as Marshall's squad took 61 of the game's 67 shots, won 24-of-27 faceoffs and grabbed 50 of the 61 groundballs.

"I was happy to get everyone involved today (in the season opener)," Marshall said. "It is also great to get the season started on a winning note."

SU was also 19-for-19 in clears and broke 12 of the Cougars' 26 clearing attempts.

Jason Simpson and Michael Beutel combined to make three saves for the hosts.

Shenandoah takes to the road Saturday afternoon for a non-league game at Mary Washington.

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