Men's Lacrosse Handles Johnson, 21-3

Men's Lacrosse Handles Johnson, 21-3

JOHNSON, Vt. – The Husson University men's lacrosse team defeated Johnson State, 21-3, in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday morning at Minaert Field.

The Badgers drop to 0-6 (0-3 NAC) on the season while the Eagles improve to 4-7 (4-2 NAC).

1st Quarter

Husson jumped out to a quick lead with two goals in the first two and a half minutes of the game. The Badgers answered back with a goal by Travis Benson (Underhill, Vt.) at the 10:47 mark. The Eagles rallied off five more goals through the rest of the quarter to take a 7-1 lead after one.

2nd Quarter

Benson notched his second of the game two minutes into the second on a goal assisted by Dylan Griffen (Bradford, Vt.). Husson scored seven unanswered through the rest of the quarter to go up 14-2 at the half.

3rd Quarter

Husson tacked on three in the third to go up 17-2 going into the final quarter.

4th Quarter

Rhys Keenhold (Braintree, Vt.) notched a man-up goal five minutes into the fourth for Johnson's final goal of the day. The Eagled would add four more on route to the 21-3 victory.


Jaden Wells (1-0) picked up the win in 30 minutes of action, while Zach Glazier stepped in for the second half. Patrick Bell (0-6) got the loss, making 10 saves in the effort.

Stats Breakdown

Shots on Goal: Husson 31 | Johnson 8

Ground Balls: Husson 28 | Johnson 29

Turnovers: Husson 24 | Johnson 34

Clears: Husson 15-19 | Johnson 8-26

Face Offs Won: Husson 21 | Johnson 5

Man Up: Husson 0-1 | Johnson 1-4

Next Up

The Eagles will travel to Green Mountain next Saturday, April 21st for their final conference and regular season game.