The 2014 Biola University men’s lacrosse season marked a season of improvement over the previous season in many ways. To start, the team’s 10-5 regular season record shows the biggest improvement over 2013′s 4-12 regular season record. The 2014 team scored 216 goals and gave up 151, compared to the 2013 team who scored just 122 goals and gave up 209. Those numbers break down to a 2014 game average of 14.4 goals per game and 10.1 goals against per game. Compare that to 2013′s averages of 7.6 goals per game and 13.0 goals against per game and the improve really stands out.
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April 11, 2014 – The Biola University Eagles men’s lacrosse team closed out their 2014 regular season with a road win against the Anteaters of U.C. Irvine. The win brings the Eagle’s overall record to 10-5, a noted improvement over the 4-12 regular season record of the 2013 season.
Biola started out hot on both ends of the field, scoring five goals on the offensive end and shutting out UCI on the defensive end. The Anteaters didn’t give up following the first, and outscored Biola 3-2 in the second quarter, giving the Eagles a 7-3 lead at the half. UCI cut their deficit to two goals in theMore >
April 5, 2014 – The Biola University Eagles men’s lacrosse team clinched the third, and final, postseason spot in the Southwestern Lacrosse Conference’s Division 2 North section via a win over the Occidental College Tigers. The 2014 postseason will be Biola’s fifth straight trip to the playoffs, and sixth trip overall.
Both teams played a tight first quarter, knowing that a trip to the playoffs was in the balance for both teams, leading to a 2-2 tie after the first quarter. The Eagles blew the game open in the second quarter, winning the quarter 7-1, and taking a 9-3 lead into halftime. TheMore >
March 28, 2014 – The Biola University Eagles men’s lacrosse team took a 6-5 lead into halftime against the Banana Slugs of U.C. Santa Cruz, but a strong second half propelled the Slugs to victory. Santa Cruz outscored Biola 12-3 in the second half as their defense clamped down and their offense found their stride.
Both teams traded goals throughout the back-and-forth first quarter, taking a 4-4 tie into the second. The Eagles managed a slight edge in the second, outscoring the Slugs 2-1 to take a 6-5 lead into halftime, but the story of the game was the second half. The Santa Cruz offense More >
March 24, 2014 – The Biola University Eagles men’s lacrosse team rode their second half defense to a win over the visiting Wildcats of Central Washington University. The Eagles’ defense allowed just one goal in the final 30 minutes of the game, allowing the offense to take over and ensure the victory.
Biola quickly got out to a 4-2 lead in the first quarter, but the Wildcats fought back in the second, and Biola held a slim 6-5 lead at the half. Central scored quickly in the third to even the score at 6-6, but it would prove to be their last goal of the game. The Eagles put two goals on the More >