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Late Surge Not Enough as Cougars Fall at St. Ambrose

DAVENPORT, IA. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s lacrosse team (6-3,1-2) hit the road for a Heart Conference matchup at (RV) St. Ambrose University (IA) (6-3, 2-0) on Wednesday, March 27.

In the opening quarter, MVNU responded strongly after trailing 0-2, mounting a three-goal surge to take a 3-2 lead. By the end of the first quarter, MVNU held a 4-3 advantage. However, St. Ambrose seized control in the second quarter with a three-goal streak, leading at halftime by a score of 6-4. The third quarter saw St. Ambrose take a commanding lead as it scored four consecutive goals to pull ahead 10-4. Despite the Cougars’ lone goal in the third, the score was 10-5 in favor of the hosts. In the final quarter, MVNU netted four goals, but ultimately fell short by a final score of 9-11

Inside the Box Score:

Dakotah Marshall – 3 goals and 2 groundballs.

Matt Quire – 2 goals and 2 groundballs.

Tyler Dickerson – 2 goals, 2 assists and 2 groundballs.

Bryce Morningstar – 1 goal and 5 groundballs.

Caleb Sanford – 1 assist and 5 groundballs.

Brett Townsend – 2 assists.

Luke Modesto – 6 groundballs and 1 goal.

Josh Jerome – 4 groundballs and 1 caused turnover.

Alex Mar – 10 saves and 3 groundballs.

Zach Wigton – 11 for 24 on faceoffs, 3 groundballs, and 2 caused turnovers.

What’s Next:

Men’s lacrosse will finish its Heart Conference road trip at No. 4 William Penn University (IA) on Thursday, March 28 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The first faceoff is scheduled for 5:00 pm.

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