ADRIAN, Mich.--Elmhurst College jumped out to an 11-1 lead after the first quarter en route to a 27-3 win over host Adrian College in non-conference men's lacrosse play on Saturday.
= Final Score: Elmhurst 27, Adrian 3
= Location: Docking Stadium, Adrian, Mich.; Weather conditions: Partly Cloudy, 34 degrees, Wind SE 9 mph (wind chill 29 degrees)
= Records: Elmhurst Bluejays 4-1 overall; Adrian Bulldogs 0-3 overall
= Senior Michael Turner led Adrian with a pair of nifty unassisted goals and five ground balls.
= Senior keeper Peter Dugan finished with 12 saves.
= Freshman Fernando Rodriguez tallied Adrian's other goal.
= Senior defenseman Michael Desmadryl tied Turner for the team lead with five ground balls. He also led the 'Dogs with two caused turnovers.
= Ty Funderburk led all scorers with 13 points on six goals and seven assists.
= Mac Harden also scored six times and had two assists.
= Carter Meyer won 18 of 20 face-offs and collected a game-high 12 ground balls.
= Andrew Frerich pumped in five goals, six assists and four ground balls.
= CJ Galante scored a goal and led all student-athletes with four caused turnovers.
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Elmhurst scored the first six goals of the game and never looked back.
= Rodriguez put Adrian on the scoreboard with 9 minutes and 27 seconds left in the opening quarter on a feed from fellow newcomer and sophomore Brayden Adrian.
= But Jake Heil responded 55 seconds later as the Bluejays scored five goals in a 4:25 span to end the frame.
= Heil's goal started an Elmhurst 18-0 run.
= Elmhurst also led in shots (51-14), turnovers (14-21) and ground balls (47-22).
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
= Elmhurst takes a 3-2 lead in the all-time series.
= The Bluejays' 27 goals today are the most in the five-game series.
= Despite the loss, Adrian is still 11-4 lifetime against current College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin teams.
= Desmadryl passed Mitch Barnard (30, 2010-12) into ninth place on the school's all-time caused turnovers list with 31.
= Adrian travels to Wilmington (Ohio) College to play the Quakers in a non-conference contest next Saturday, starting at 2 p.m.
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