Men’s Lacrosse set to play Dallas, Southwestern this week

Men’s Lacrosse set to play Dallas, Southwestern this week

MEQUON, Wis. - Following its first win of the season Concordia University Wisconsin's men's lacrosse team got on a bus and made the nearly 18 hour bus ride south to the state of Texas for a pair of non-conference games. The Falcons will play Southwestern University at 7 p.m. on Monday and the University of Dallas on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Live statistics and live video will be provided for Monday's contest.

CUW snapped a three-game skid on Friday when it defeated Hanover College, 15-4, during the Midwest Lacrosse Conference opener for the Flacons. Sophomore Danny Dahms (Alberta, Calgary) led the team with four goals, while sophomore Sam Wladyka (Winnipeg, Manitoba) led all players with three assists.

The Falcons tallied eight first half goals and set a single game program record with 48 ground balls. The 15 goals were the second most scored in a home game.

SU (0-6) has not found the win column yet this season, dropping each game by an average of nine goals per defeat. The Pirates have also been outshot 238-117 overall and 143-70 in shots on goal.

Jamie Long and Tyler Downing lead SU with 12 and 10 goals, respectively, while Long leads the team in assists (7) and points (19). Chris O'Quain has played the majority of time between the pipes and has saved 32 shot attempts.

UD (1-4) dropped its last two games and is 1-3 when playing at home this season. The Crusaders have been outscored by 10 goals per game this season and have been outshot 136-73 on goal. However, UD has won more faceoffs than its opponents have.

Frank Sporleder leads the Crusaders in points (12) and goals (11), while Stephen Joseph has recorded three assists. Blaise DuFrain has stopped 52 shots on goal between the pipes.

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