Lexington, KY-- The St. Andrews University Men's Lacrosse team finished their weekend doubleheader by earning a split against their opponents in Kentucky as they were able to outplay an MCLA Division 1 opponent from the SEC, the University of Kentucky in ousting them 14-7 Sunday afternoon.
St. Andrews improves to 7-4 on the year while UK falls to 1-9.
SAU was led by 6 goals and 2 assists from midfielder Jake Brown and 2 goals apiece from Matt Benedict and Cha'Sed Miller.
Freshmen Jonathon Arvin, Nolan Gilmour, Jason Wilson and Derek McLeod also had one goal apiece while SAU as a team had 7 assists and 34 ground balls whereas UK could only collect 21 GBs.
Brown now has 35 goals on the season to lead the team while also leading with 45 points.
Leading in ground balls were freshmen Randy Loving with 7 and Michael Paxton with 6.
Goalie Will Chiasson also played well in making 12 saves on 18 shots while Oscar Cifuentes made 3 saves on 4 shots.
Head Coach Chris Sherman said, "After raining all night in Lexington, the field's traction was like an ice rink. We executed our game plan, collected ground balls, hard riding to regain possession in the offensive zone to extend possessions and solid stick skills were the difference."
The Knights are next in action Saturday, April 6 when they travel down to SC to battle division opponent Coastal Carolina University at 7:30 pm.
*Note the game change from previously being scheduled on Wednesday to a now Saturday game.