WESTMINSTER, Md. – Lynchburg, ranked eighth in the latest USILA Division III coaches poll, scored with 2:30 to play in regulation to break a 4-all deadlock and defeat McDaniel 5-4 in non-conference men's lacrosse action on Wednesday.
Four different players scored goals for the Green Terror (2-5), including freshman Jason Lawrence (Fallston, Md./Fallston) with the equalizer midway through the fourth quarter.
Max Voumard tallied three times for the Hornets (5-1) while Pat Ohrem added a goal and an assist.
The two teams played through a defensive first quarter before McDaniel took the lead with 12.8 seconds left in the period on a Skippy Clary (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) unassisted marker.
Behind a pair of Voumard goals, Lynchburg took a 3-1 lead into the locker room.
Voumard finished a solo run to knot the game with 10:27 showing before putting his team in front 3:14 later.
Jacob Fuller found Ohrem with 31.9 seconds left in the first half for a man-up tally and 3-1 advantage.
Zach Monzo (Collegeville, Pa./Spring-Ford) closed the deficit to within one with 8:00 on the third-quarter clock.
Voumard finished from Ohrem in the final minute of the stanza to push the lead back to two.
Michael Woglom (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) once again made it a one-goal game, tallying 1:10 into the final period.
Lawrence hit the back of the net on a rocket shot with 5:58 to level the game at 4-all.
Campbell Armstrong broke the deadlock and the defense held strong in the final 2:30 to escape with the win.
Lynchburg finished with a 36-29 advantage in shots while McDaniel held a slim 28-27 edge in ground balls.
Ryan Gillen (Merrick, N.Y./Merrick) went 10-for-13 at the faceoff X with three ground balls. Christian Dallmus (Acton, Mass./The Rivers School) reached double-digit saves for the sixth straight game with 15. Lawrence added four ground balls.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Farmingdale State on Saturday. Game time is 12 p.m.