The Washington & Lee University men's lacrosse team jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first quarter en route to an 11-6 victory over The University of Mary Washington on Wednesday night in a game played under the lights at the campus recreation turf field. The Eagles slip to 2-4 on the season.
The Generals opened the scoring with 13:02 remaining, and added another with 9:25 left. Washington & Lee pushed the score to 3-0 with 7:10 remaining and added another with 24 seconds left to lead, 4-0, after the first quarter.
The Eagles started the second with a goal with 13:30 left from Owen Dingman, and after another WLU score, another from Dingman with 9:44 left. The Generals extended their lead to 7-2 with a pair of goals, but Dingman scored his third of the day with 2:23 left to push the margin to 7-3 for halftime.
After a Generals goal opened the third, Dingman continued his assualt with his fourth score of the night with 6:23 remaining in the period. Freshman Noah Dewey added another goal for the Eagles with 53 seconds left to close the gap to 8-5 entering the fourth quarter.
In the final stanza, UMW closed the gap to 8-6 with 13:58 remaining on a Miles Davis score, but Washington & Lee ended the game with a three-goal spurt to run the final to 11-6.
Mary Washington will be back in action on Saturday when they host Southern Virginia University at noon.