The Hiram College men’s lacrosse team suffered a 21-1 loss against Oberlin College in a North Coast Athletic Conference game at Charles A. Henry Field.
Oberlin (7-6, 2-4 NCAC) recorded all of the scoring in the first half beginning with five goals in the first quarter and then added three more scores in the second quarter to extend the margin to 8-0 after the first 30 minutes.
Hiram (2-10, 0-6 NCAC) began the third quarter with a goal by sophomore John Deegan(Lakewood/St. Edward) on a man-up advantage just eight seconds into the period to make the score 8-1. Fellow sophomore Chris Lekan (North Olmsted/Holy Name) was credited with an assist on the Deegan goal. But the Yeomen offense then went on a 13-0 scoring run with eight scores to end the third quarter for a 16-1 advantage. Oberlin rounded out the scoring with four goals in the final 15 minutes and went on to win easily by the final of 21-1.
Sophomore goalkeeper Sawyer Lott (Sunbury/Big Walnut) played the entire game in net for Hiram and made 26 saves.
Hiram will conclude the 2014 season on Saturday, Apr. 19 when the Terriers host No. 4 nationally-ranked Denison University at Henry Field. It will be senior day with the game scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.