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Men’s Lacrosse Drops OAC Championship to Crosstown Rival John Carroll

Olin Ferguson (Photo Courtesy of Dustin Johnson '24)
Olin Ferguson (Photo Courtesy of Dustin Johnson '24)

BEREA, Ohio – The No. 1 seeded Baldwin Wallace University men's lacrosse team fell to No. 2 seeded John Carroll University in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Championship by a final score of 10-4 on the Tressel Field inside George Finnie Stadium. 

BW finished the season as the OAC Regular Season Champions for second consecutive season as they posted their second consecutive undefeated OAC regular season. With the loss, the Yellow Jackets fall to 14-4 and finished 9-0 in the OAC.

BW Leaders

  • Three goals scored by three players each.
  • Junior goalkeeper Joe Storner (Louisville, Ky./St. Xavier) recorded 14 saves.

JCU Leaders

  • Kevin Hack led with three goals.
  • Matt Berdysiak followed up with two goals.
  • Junior goalkeeper Jon Gaglio had 9 saves.

1st Quarter (JCU 3-1)

  • 12:06 Goal by John Carroll Team. (JCU 1-0)
  • 10:31 Hack scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 2-0)
  • 7:59 Junior midfielder Olin Ferguson (Tulsa, Okla./Booker T. Washington) gets the first goal for the Yellow Jackets. (JCU 2-1)
  • 1:06 Berdysiak scores for the Blue Streaks. (JCuzU 3-1)

2nd Quarter (JCU 4-2)

  • 7:37 Berdysiak scores another goal for JCU. (JCU 4-1)
  • 5:35 Sophomore midfielder Hunter Boehm (Delaware/Olentangy) scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 4-2)

3rd Quarter (JCU 9-3)

  • 11:36 Hack scores his second Blue Streak goal. (JCU 5-2)
  • 5:07 Freshman attacker Jake Schorling (Westerville/Central) scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 5-3)
  • 3:50 Hack scores his third goal for John Carroll. (JCU 6-3)
  • 3:06 Tann Gill-Snow scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 7-3)
  • 2:30 Carter Pavain scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 8-3)
  • 1:05 JCU goal by Jared Gorenflo, assisted by Brendan Whitty. (JCU 9-3)

4th Quarter (JCU 10-4)

  • 6:20 Cullen Zarek scores his first goal of the game for JCU. (JCU 10-3)
  • 0:13 Junior midfielder Jonas Aquilla (Mason/William Mason) scores his first goal of the game. (JCU 10-4)