MVC Men's Lacrosse Beats Creighton on the Road SundayPosted April 6, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 6, 2014)- The No. 23 Missouri Valley College men’s lacrosse team its second win of the weekend after defeating Creighton University 26-5 in Omaha, Neb., Sunday.
The Vikings jumped out to an early lead over the Bluejays, jumping out to a 5-0 advantage after the first quarter of play. Both teams played a more even second quarter, but MVC was able to build up a 9-2 lead at the halftime break. The Vikings were able to break the game open in the third quarter, outscoring Creighton 7-1 to pull ahead 16-3 with just one quarter to play. MVC eventually pulled away from the Bluejays, scoring 10 goals in the final quarter, and picked up its fourth-straight victory with a 26- win.
Leading the way for MVC was Junior Midfielder JJ Licata (Bel Air, Md.) who scored six goals while Junior Attacker Max Slutskey (Raleigh, N.C.) finished with five goals and two assists. Junior Midfielder Jeremy Frosch (Ocean Springs, Miss.) added four goals and three assists while Sophomore Midfielder Tim Setree (Annapolis, Md.) chipped in with three goals and three assists. Junior Attacker Greg Abendshoen (Catonsville, Md.) scored three goals and added one assist for the Vikings while Sophomore Attacker John Milani (Glenwood, Md.) scored two goals with one assist. Junior Midfielder Steve Sadler (Baltimore, Md.) added one goal with eight ground balls. In goal, Freshman Goalkeeper Brandon Minshall (Centennial, Colo.) finished with 12 saves with Freshman Goalkeeper Jason Dotterweich II (Middle River, Md.) finished with four saves.
MVC improves to 9-1 on the season and 3-0 in the GRLC DII Northwest Conference. Creighton falls to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
Up next, the Vikings are scheduled to travel to St. Louis University Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
About Missouri Valley College
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.