(PAINESVILLE, Ohio) – The Walsh men's lacrosse team dropped its G-MAC opener at Lake Erie by a score of 22-10 on Wednesday afternoon. The Cavaliers fell to 0-6 overall, while the Storm, who was also playing in its first conference game, improved to 2-1 overall.
The Maroon and Gold was held off the scoreboard until the second quarter and went on a solid offensive stretch with 3-1 run. Jake Shenderovsky put the Cavs on the scoreboard first with a score with 5:43 to go in the first half. Less than a minute later, Maurice Kelly found the back of the net on an assist from Kevin Maxey. After a Storm goal, Shenderovsky scored a second with an assist from Kelly.
Kelly eventually scored a second with a score in the first five minutes of the third to start a 3-0 run by Walsh. Goals by Jimmy Gibson and Maxey followed, but Lake Erie returned the pressure offensively with the next four goals.
Walsh returns home for a St. Patrick's Day showdown against the Fighting Scots of Ohio Valley. Faceoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday.