Charlottesville, Va. — The Catholic University of America men's lacrosse team won its season-opener in a neutral site game against 2017 NCAA-qualifier Sewanee, 13-9. Catholic used a strong defensive effort along with six different goal scorers to take the victory.
Catholic led from the jump and burst out to a 6-3 lead. The Cardinals held the advantage at the break, 11-6 and were able to hold off a late Sewanee charge.
Sophomore Alex Mulyk played 60:00 minutes in goal and stopped 12 shots for the win. Junior All-Landmark performer Luke Scaduto was also a game-changer for the Cards in the midfield as he led the team in groundballs and clears.
Along with Mulyk and Scaduto, junior all-conference defenseman Patrick Kamm stood tall with a team-high in caused turnovers.
Catholic will look to keep it going it the Cardinals home-opener this coming Saturday against Randolph-Macon at 1 p.m.
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