UNION, N.J. (4/13/16) – The Kean University men's lacrosse team demolished Bard College 14-3 at home on Wednesday night. Senior Matt Speciale scored six times for the Cougars, including a natural hat trick in the third quarter.
Joe Norton, Mike Snellen and Speciale scored the first three goals of the night, and the Cougars led 4-2 after the first quarter. Bard scored again with 9:25 left in the second period but after that goaltender Maxwell Fields and the Kean defense blanked the Raptors (4-7) over the final 39:55 of game time.
Ed Adams won11-of-15 faceoffs and also led the Cougars with six ground balls; the team earned 40 ground balls total during the game. Speciale added another five to the team's total.
The Cougars (8-4) will hit the road for a Skyline Conference matchup at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Mount Saint Mary College of New York.