UTICA, N.Y. – The Finger Lakes Community College Lacrosse team had their first win of the season against the Mohawk Valley Community College Hawks on Friday. The Lakers won 13-7.
It was an exciting win for the Lakers, as it was their first of the season. The Lakers started the scoring in the first quarter. Colin Simmons started the scoring game, scoring one at 13:44, being assisted by Nate Birch. Later, at 7:52, Andrew Baker found the back of the net. He was assisted by Garrison Kuhl. Then again, only 27 seconds later, Simmons scored his second of the game. He was assisted by Alex Snell. That would finish out the scoring for the Lakers in the first quarter.
The Lakers scored twice in the second quarter. The first, was scored by Simmons again at 6:22. This time, he was unassisted. Then the final goal of the half was scored by Snell, also unassisted.
The third quarter is where the majority of the scoring came from the Lakers. It was started by Snell at 14:46 from Tyler Henry. Then Birch came in to score his first of the game at 13:59. He was assisted by Ryan MacDonnell. Simmons again, scored at 9:30, unassisted. At 6:11, Kuhl scored his first of the game, also unassisted. Then at 5:47, Simmons scored his final goal of the game. He was assisted by Kuhl. MacDonnell would then score the final two of the quarter. His first, at 5:26, assisted by Simmons, and his second at 2:07, assisted by Baker.
Finally, in the fourth quarter, the last goal was scored by Snell. He would score at 3:52, assisted by Simmons.
Game leaders for the Lakers were Simmons, with five goals, two assists, and five ground balls, Snell with three goals, one assist, and three ground balls, and goalie Kristian Lapp. He only let in seven goals, and saved 20.