Quakers Knock Off North Carolina, 13-4

Penn-UNC Box Score

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team trailed for less than two minutes on Tuesday night, as the Quakers got a combined 10 goals from three players to defeat North Carolina, 13-4, at Fetzer Field before a chilly crowd of 546 fans. The Quakers remained undefeated on the season at 3-0 while North Carolina fell to 2-3.

Penn is ranked No. 20 this week by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, while theNorth Carolinaisunranked. In the Inside Lacrosse media poll, UNC is ranked No. 20 while Penn is unranked.

Penn was led by an offense in which three players combined for 10 of Pennsylvania's 13 goals. James Riordan led the Quakers with four goals and also recorded an assist. David Cornbrooks had three goals for the Quakers, while D.J. Andrzejewski had three goals as well. J.J. Lian added two goals and an assist, and Alan Eberstein had a goal and an assist.

After Bobby McCauley scored an unassisted goal for the Tar Heels with 13:26 left in the first quarter, the Quakers tied the game 2:11 later on a man-up goal by D.J. Andrzewski with an assist by Eberstein. An unassisted goal by Riordan with 10:10 left in the first quarter gave the Quakers the lead for good.

Penn went on to lead the Tar Heels 4-2 at the end of the first quarter as Riordan had two of the Quakers' four goals in the opening quarter. The Quakers then ran off nine successive goals in the second and third quarters and the early stages of the fourth quarter to take their biggest lead of the game at 13-2 with 13:25 remaining. UNC scored two goals in the final 4:06 of play to cut Penn's final victory margin to nine.

The Tar Heels outshot the Quakers, 34-27, but Gregory Klossner went the entire way in goal for the Pennandcame upwith 11 saves. Three UNC goalkeepers combined to make five saves.