WINCHESTER, Va. – The 12th-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team jumped out to an 8-0 halftime lead and never looked back in claiming a 14-3 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday evening Shentel Stadium.
Senior attackman Mac Means (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) got things started when he scored off an assist from sophomore attackman Tyler Goldman (New York, N.Y./Loomis Chaffee) at the 10:39 mark of the first quarter. Sophomore attackman Cameron Dabir (Grosse Pointe South, Mich. / Culver Academy) and junior midfielder Jack Reuter (Rockville Center, N.Y. / Chaminade) each scored twice and Means added another tally before the half.
Dabir tacked on two more goals in the third period and senior midfielder Jack Switala (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) scored his second goal of the game as the Generals (12-3, 6-2) extended their lead to 12-1 entering the final period. First-year attackman Nick Rondeau got the Hornets (5-10, 0-8) on the board when he scored unassisted at the 4:15 mark of the third quarter.
W&L held a 57-21 advantage on shots, 55-33 on ground balls and won 15-of-20 faceoffs in the contest.
Dabir led the way with four goals, while Reuter had two goals and one assist. Means and Switala both scored two goals, and Goldman and junior midfielder Drew Kenavan (West Windsor, N.J. / West Windsor-Plainsboro) both totaled one goal and one assist. Sophomore Warren Berenis (Ocoee, Fla./Lake Highland Prep) played the first half in goal, posting two saves with no goals allowed. Junior Dylan Florig (Voorhees, N.J. / Eastern Regional) played the next 21 minutes, recording one save with one goal allowed, and first-year Wyatt Devine (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) played the final nine minutes, totaling two saves with two goals allowed.
Rondeau and first-year attackmen Sean Ohlhaver and Colin Fowler each scored for the Hornets. Senior Tyler Quinn played the initial 55:17 in goal and logged 11 saves with 14 goals allowed. Senior Brett Holmes played the final 4:43 without a save.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Hampden-Sydney for a 1:00 pm contest.