Lacrosse blanked in Wisconsin

Hanover College’s men’s lacrosse team was shut out by Concordia University (Wis.), 22-0, in a Midwest Lacrosse Conference battle, Saturday, April 6, in Mequon, Wis.

Hanover (3-7; 2-4 MLC) trailed 9-0 at the half and 17-0 after three quarters. The outing marks only the second time the program’s three-year history the Panthers have been held scoreless.

Hanover was outshot by a 53-24 margin. The Panthers had nine shots turned away in the first half and 15 through the final 30 minutes of action.

Sophomore attacker Matt Weber (Centerville, Ohio), junior midfielder Zac Cheatle (Fox River Grove, Ill.) and junior attacker Chris Baney (Lexington, Ky.) led the Panthers with four shots apiece.

Hanover earned 10-of-26 face-offs, converted 19-of-30 clears and turned the ball over 33 times.

Sophomore midfielder Tim Gruber (Cincinnati, Ohio) picked up six ground balls to lead the Panthers, which collected 29 as a unit.

Sophomore goalie Addison Sears (Louisville, Ky.) had five ground balls, to go along with four saves, through 15 minutes in Hanover’s net.

With the win, Concordia raised its overall record to 6-3 and remained unbeaten in the league (3-0).

Hanover at Concordia (Wis.) statistics