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Sabres silence Wildcats

Casey Carrigan
Casey Carrigan

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team dropped a 28-1 non-conference neutral site matchup to Marian University (Wisconsin) on Friday at Memorial Stadium.

Junior Coleton Threlkeld (Cypress, TX) scored the lone goal for the Wildcats (1-5), an unassisted even-strength score at the 4:22 mark of the second quarter.

Connor Houlihan scored all four of his game-high four goals in the first quarter to lead the Sabres (3-2) to a commanding 12-0 lead after the first frame. Marian went on to lead 21-1 at halftime and 24-1 after three quarters.

Junior Casey Carrigan (Littleton, CO) finished with seven ground balls for JWU Denver. Freshman Austin Cruz (Pearland, TX) made 17 saves in the cage for the Wildcats.

JWU wraps up its two-game road trip Saturday at Whittier (1 p.m.).