Dan Taylor, a senior attackman for the Mountain Hawks, prepares his shot against Marquette University. Taylor is the top scorer on the team with 29 goals and 23 assists in the 2015 season. (Liz Cornell/B&W photo)

Lehigh men’s lacrosse scores season-high 19 goals in win over Holy Cross


The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team dominated College of the Holy Cross in a 19-7 victory Saturday in Worcester, Massachusetts.  The Mountain Hawks outscored Holy Cross 13-3 in the second half to improve to 25-0 all time against the Crusaders.

The game was tied 2-2 after the first quarter, but the action picked up in the second with the help of junior attackman Reid Weber, who had a hat trick by halftime. Freshman goalie Adam Sawicki had seven first-half saves for Lehigh.

Holy Cross scored the final two goals of the first half, but Lehigh led 6-4 after the first 30 minutes. The Mountain Hawks opened the third quarter with five goals, putting them up 11-4. Lehigh continued to dominate the rest of the game putting up a season high 19 goals.

Senior attackman Dan Taylor led the way for the Mountain Hawks with eight points behind four goals and four assists. Weber had a career high five goals and six points for Lehigh. Sawicki finished the game with nine saves in goal before being replaced by sophomore goalie Donny Stires.

With the win Lehigh improves to 2-4 in the Patriot League and 4-7 overall. The Mountain Hawks look to finish league play strong against Colgate University and rival Lafayette College.

The Mountain Hawks will look to build off their last two wins April 4 at Colgate. Game time is set for 2 p.m.

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