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Men's Lacrosse Wins Third in a Row with Victory over Gordon

Men's Lacrosse Wins Third in a Row with Victory over Gordon


Score: Emerson College 19, Gordon College 4

Records: Emerson Lions (7-1); Gordon Fighting Scots (1-4) 

Location: Wenham, MA (Brigham Athletic Complex)

Date: March 16, 2022

The Lead: Led by 5 goals from Graduate Austin Franklin, the Emerson Lions scored a season-high 19 goals on their way to a 19-4 victory over the Gordon Great Scots on Wednesday night in Wenham, MA.




Austin Franklin: 5 goals on 8 shots and 1 assist

Birk Swan: 3 goals on 7 shots with 5 assists

Hunter Gervais: 3 goals on 6 shots with 1 assist

Nicholas Fulgione: 2 goals on 5 shots with 3 assists

James Toomy: 10 groundballs


James Toomy: 14-19


Malcolm McGrath: 1 goal allowed on 8 shots with 7 saves through 30 minutes

Connor NyDegger: 3 goals allowed on 11 shots with 8 saves through 29 minutes played



Marco Fernandez: 2 goals on 10 shots

Kobi Bui: 1 goal on 9 shots

Joel Bean: 1 goal on 2 shots


Joel Bean: 10-22


Colin Liscomb: 16 goals allowed on 28 shots with 12 saves through 46 minutes.

Austin Leggett: 3 goals allowed on 5 shots with 2 saves through 14 minutes.


  • Gordon's Joel Bean struck first in the opening seconds of the game as he found the back of the net to give Gordon an early 1-0 lead over the Lions. Unfortunately for Gordon, this would be their only goal until the 2nd half.
  • Emerson answered with a goal of their own a few minutes later when Sophomore Birk Swan netted a goal on a pass from Senior Skyler Celotto
  • Senior Hunter Gervais would find the back of the net 3 times in the 1st quarter and Graduate Austin Franklin added 2 of his game-high 5 goals to give the Lions a 6-1 advantage after the first 15 minutes.
  • The Lions kept that momentum rolling into the 2nd quarter as 6 goals from 4 different Lions, including 3 from Franklin, would extend the Lions lead to 12-1 after the first half.
  • Gordon was able to get back on the board last in the 3rd quarter when Marco Fernandez found the back of the net; but the Great Scots still faced a 14-2 deficit with 2:31 remaining in the 3rd quarter.
  • Emerson Freshman Alex Menendez added some insurance to the Lions lead as the 4th quarter began. Within the first 4 minutes of the quarter, Menendez netted 2 goals; one assisted by Freshman Jared Valluzzi, giving the Lions a17-2 lead.
  • The Lions tacked on 2 more goals later in the 4th quarter; securing a 19-4 victory over the Great Scots.



The Lions return home for a non-conference battle when they face off against Eastern Connecticut on Saturday, March 16 at 1pm.