The No. 4 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team tied a program record with its 12th straight win in Saturday’s 22-8 victory over Catawba. This marks the third time in program history LR has won 12 straight and can break that record with a win on Tuesday.
For the fourth time this season, the Bears scored 20+ goals which is a new program record. Toron Eccleston led the Bears with five goals and Myles Moffat tallied a game-high seven points with four goals and three assists. Eric Dickinson netted four goals and added a pair of assists in the win. Noah Flasch dominated the face offs, winning 15-of-19 and scooping up six ground balls. Noah Johnson made nine saves to earn his eighth win of the season.
LR held a 56-37 advantage in shots and a 43-17 edge in shots on goal. The Bears went 19-for-20 on clears and had a 46-32 lead in ground balls.
This is the fifth straight win over Catawba and the Bears move to 7-4 all-time against the Indians. Lenoir-Rhyne has now won 99 games in program history.
LR runs its home winning streak to 13 straight which is the longest such streak in team history. This was the first game at home since March 13 and one of just three home games in the month of March for the Bears.
LR is now 46-5 all-time against SAC opponents. Over their past 15 games, the Bears have gone 14-1.
The Bears are 8-0 overall, and 6-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. L-R is back in action on Tuesday when they travel for the last time in the regular season. The Bears will head to Coker for a 6 p.m. contest.