Guilford Claims 18-3 Men's Lacrosse Win Over Cazenovia

Chase Clausen

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chase Clausen scored a career-high four goals and an assist in Guilford College's 18-3 lacrosse win over visiting Cazenovia College Wednesday. Chris Ashcraft added three goals and two assists in the Quakers' (4-1) most prolific outing since a 23-4 win over Shenandoah University in 2004.

Ashcraft and Greg Nash both had two goals and an assist during Guilford's 6-0 run to start the game. The Wildcats (1-1) scored twice in the second quarter to make it a 7-2 game at halftime.

The Quakers put the hammer down in the second half, outscoring their guests, 6-0, in the third quarter. Guilford scored nine unanswered tallies in the second half before Cazenovia's Taylor Hastrich scored a man-up goal midway through the fourth quarter.

Guilford owned a commanding 54-25 edge in shots and had nine different students dent the twine. Nash, the Quakers' leading scorer, added three goals and an assist. Taylor Teodosio had two goals and one helper and Henry Farley contributed a goal and two assists. Thomas Deane registered 11 of Guilford's 14 saves in three-plus quarters and picked up a game-high five ground balls. Freshman Nick Huckins also had five pickups.

Cazenovia's T.J. Shaw finished with a goal and shared game-high honors with five ground balls. Goaltender Pat Boyle made 11 saves in goal and picked up four ground balls.

The Quakers are back in action Saturday against The Catholic University of America Saturday (3/10) at 1:00 p.m.