Posted: Mar 30, 2019
Mar.30- CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind.- The Hiram College men's lacrosse team dropped a 15-6 decision against Wabash, Saturday afternoon.
The Little Giants kicked off the scoring with back-to-back goals in the opening minutes of the first quarter (2-0).
Senior Marcus McNeal recorded his fifth goal of the season to put the Terriers on the board (2-1).
Hiram would strike a minute later with a man-up goal from junior Jaret Walland off an assist from senior Justin Dionne (2-2).
Wabash would add a pair of goals to finish the first quarter ahead 4-2.
The tides would turn in the second quarter with the host using a 6-2 run to take a 10-4 lead heading into the break.
Junior duo Tim Stucky and Hunter Jenkins each added a Hiram goal in the last two minutes of the first half.
Despite trailing by six, the Terriers led the first half in groundballs finishing with 34, proving perfect in clears (7-7) and tallied five caused turnovers.
Fresh out the halftime break, Jenkins would score his second goal of the game to cut the Little Giants lead to 10-5.
From there Wabash would outscore Hiram 5-1 to cement their 15-6 victory.
Jenkins scored the last Terrier goal of the game in the fourth quarter to secure his first hat trick of the season.
The Terriers will get back to work on Saturday, April 6, as they host Kenyon. The matchup is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. start.