FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Following a tight five goal run from the Wolverines, the Lawrence Technological University men's lacrosse team pulled out a 17-12 win against the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Leading Lawrence Tech was the seven points of Brenden Oles from four goals and three assists. Right on his tail was Maveric Muscat with two goals and three assists for five points and Jacob Flood with five goals. Striding with them was Dylan Couture with two goals and two assists. Nik Kubik led the team with ground balls, grabbing seven while Alex Schlueter and Jacob Flood each grabbed five. Joel Trent had a strong game in cage with 11 saves on 23 shots.
The Blue Devils (6-4, 3-1) opened the game with a dominant seven goals to the Wolverine's two. However, Dearborn (1-7, 1-3) continued to fight back with five goals to LTU's three in the second quarter, including four before the half. This went into the third, which saw Dearborn open with four goals, consequently tying the game 10-10 and then take their first lead of the game 11-10.
With fire under them, the Blue Devils went on another run with three goals, all form Brendan Oles with under two minutes to go. The first goal came at 1:55, fed from Dylan Couture. Not even a minute later, Oles found the net again from Maveric Muscat. Then, with under 30 seconds left, Oles did it again with another Muscat feed.
Up 13-11 into the fourth, the Blue Devils scored early, this time from Jacob Flood with a feed from Justin Light. However, Dearborn scored again with a quick goal to respond less than 30 second after. Yet, the Blue Devils found their rhythm and extended their lead behind the sticks of Muscat and Couture to win the game 17-12.
Next up is another home game for LTU against NO. 3 Indiana Tech, who is 8-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference, including a 10-7 loss against NO. 1 Madonna University. This game is set to start at 4:30 p.m.