Men's Lacrosse Wins at Greensboro

Men's Lacrosse Wins at Greensboro

Pfeiffer Men's Lacrosse Wins at Greensboro, 13-10

Greensboro,  N.C. The Pfeiffer University men's lacrosse team used a big third quarter to surge ahead of Greensboro College and hung on for 13-10 win in a USA South game.

The Basics

FINAL – Pfeiffer 13, Greensboro 10

Records -
Pfeiffer - 8-6, 5-1 USA South
Greensboro – 5-10, 0-5 USA South

Location – Greensboro, N.C. – Pride Field

John Allen led all Falcon scorers with four goals on six shots while Jacob Leone and Jared Nelson netted three goals each in the win.  Nelson also added a pair of assists in the win while Leone had one. Chris Alcorn managed a goal and an assist in the win, as did Luke Cox and Spencer Stokes.

Allen opened the scoring in the first quarter with a man-up opportunity after receiving a pass from Nelson at the 14:07 mark, giving Pfeiffer the 1-0 lead.  Greensboro got an unassisted goal at 6:06 to tie it at 1-1, but Spencer Stokes responded with an unassisted goal of his own at 5:41, putting Pfeiffer back on top 2-1.  Greensboro scored at 5:23 to tie it at 2-2.  Luke Cod added a goal just before the end of the quarter to put Pfeiffer up 3-2.

In the second quarter Greensboro held Pfeiffer scoreless and jumped ahead on a pair of goals late in the quarter.

In the third quarter, Pfeiffer notched three early goals, with Leone scoring an unassisted goal at 14:46 and Allen adding a man-up goal at 14:26.  Leone scored again at 13:42 to put Pfeiffer up 6-5.

Leone scored again at 8:06 as did Allen at 2:01.  Chris Alcorn scored 24 seconds before the end of the quarter to put the Falcons up 9-7 heading to the final quarter.

In the fourth, Greensboro scored at 12:05 to draw to 9-8, but three straight Falcon goals, two from Nelson and one from Allen put Pfeiffer ahead 12-8.  Greensboro drew to 12-9, but Nelson scored with 2:22 left to push the lead to 13.9.  Greensboro then added a goal with 32 seconds remaining to provide the 13-10 final

Up Next

The Falcons will close out their regular season on Saturday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. with a senior night home game against William Peace.