WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Kalamazoo College men's lacrosse team lost 16-12 at Washington & Jefferson University on Wednesday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets (4-1).
Kalamazoo scored the first goal of the contest in the first 16 seconds and led 2-1 after two minutes. The score was tied 3-3 at the 6:37 mark of the first quarter before the Presidents scored four straight to lead 7-3 at the end of the quarter.
Washington & Jefferson scored the first four goals of the second quarter to go up 11-3 before Kalamazoo got on the board again with 3:55 left in the half. Each team scored again in the closing minutes with the Presidents taking a 12-5 lead into halftime.
The two teams traded goals in the third quarter with the Presidents still holding a 14-7 lead heading into the fourth.
Washington & Jefferson took a 15-7 lead early in the fourth before four straight Kalamazoo goals made it a 15-11 game with 6:10 left. The Presidents were able to slow down Kalamazoo's offense and scored again at 3:57 to make it 16-11. Kalamazoo scored one final goal with 1:01 remaining as the Hornets were unable to complete the comeback.
Dylan McGorisk led Kalamazoo with five goals.
Kalamazoo returns to action Saturday at Misericordia University at 1 p.m.