April 6, 2006
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT men's lacrosse team fell to Wheaton College, 12-4, in Pilgrim Lacrosse League action on Wednesday. The loss dropped the Engineers' record to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in conference play.
The Lyons opened the scoring at the 8:27 mark. Dylan Roden evened the contest with an unassisted goal two minutes later. Wheaton regained the lead shortly thereafter, but Jonathan Stolmeier set-up Scott Purchase for a man-up goal with 55 seconds remaining. The Lyons took the lead for good with 18 seconds left on the clock and extended its margin to 5-2 by the intermission.
Brennan Sherry ended a 21-minute scoring drought by connecting on a pass from Stolmeier. This was as close as Tech would get as Wheaton tallied the next three goals for an 8-3 lead at the end of the third period. Once again, MIT notched the first goal of the next frame. Tyler Sorba found Stolmeier for the score after 47 seconds had expired. The Lyons posted four consecutive goals during the final six minutes.
In net, Zach Brewer collected 10 saves for the Engineers.