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Men’s Lacrosse Dominates Roberts Wesleyan College

By Dylan Valic

Staff Writer

The men’s lacrosse team won its March 23 match against the Roberts Wesleyan College Redhawks, 17-4. Sophomore William Snelders scored the first goal early in the game, to give the Pioneers a 1-0 lead. The Redhawks responded with a goal of their own, but Snelder scored two additional goals giving the Pioneers a 3-1 lead.

Junior Mike Kadnar and freshman Jake Gillis also scored goals in the first quarter, giving the Pioneers a 5-1 lead.

In the second quarter the Redhawks scored one goal, to the Pioneers six. This gave the Pioneers a significant advantage going into the second half of the game.

The Pioneers scored five more goals in the third quarter, while the Redhawks scored one, making the score 16-3 going into the final quarter.

Junior Dylan Villari scored a goal, giving the Pioneers a 17-3 advantage. The Redhawks scored one more goal during the quarter, making the final score 17-4. Jake Gillis managed to score six goals over the course of the game, making him the player with the most goals of the game.

The Pioneers went on to face Georgian Court University on Tuesday, March 26 in Lakewood, N.J. It was another big win, with the Pioneers keeping the upper hand through each quarter to end with a final score of 19-6.

East Coast Conference player of the week, freshman Jake Gillis brought the team to it’s win with his third consecutive six-goal game.

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