ADRIAN, Mich. – A strong fourth quarter propelled the fifth-ranked Siena Heights men's lacrosse team to an 8-4 victory over Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference opponent Michigan-Dearborn, on Saturday.
UM-Dearborn (4-6, 1-2 WHAC) scored the lone goal in the first quarter. Goalie Tyler Hooper opened the scoring for the Saints as he went coast-to-coast, netting his shot with 13:42 on the clock in the second quarter. The Wolverines then scored twice before the Saints tied it up 3-3 at halftime.
Siena Heights (8-1, 2-1 WHAC) scored a solo goal in the third quarter and four more in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner from Danny Orr as he finished an assist from Garnet Potter with 11:31 remaining in the contest. UM-Dearborn scored the final goal with 20 second on the clock.
Leading the Saints with two goals each was Shane Lewandowski and Orr. Scoring solo goals for SHU was Nolan Lyons, Ryan Mamo, Potter and Hooper. Lyons and Potter both had two assists as Lewandowski added one. Tanner Cowell earned two caused turnovers and five groundballs for Siena Heights.
The Wolverines were led by Devon Callaghan as he earned two goals and an assist. Adam Ranck and Justin Brodzik both tallied a goal. Chad Reynolds went 11-of-15 in faceoffs as he earned six groundballs.
Hooper earned the win in goal for the Saints with 11 saves while Liam Turner also stopped 11 saves for Michigan-Dearborn. Siena Heights went 15-of-17 in successful clears while the Wolverines went 15-of-22.
The Saints will return to action on Wednesday when they travel to second-ranked Madonna for a 4 p.m. opening faceoff.