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March 30, 2012 – The Biola University men’s lacrosse team remains unbeaten in conference play, moving to a 4-0 record with a win over Pepperdine University. The win put’s Biola in excellent position to receive the top seed in the Western half of the Southwestern Lacrosse Conference playoffs. A top seed would give the Eagles a first round bye, and a direct line to the conference semi-finals.
The win did not come easily for Biola, nor did it come without losing a critical piece of the midfield. Early in the first quarter, senior midfielder David Sigley went down with More >
March 25, 2012 – The Biola University men’s lacrosse team bounced back from their Friday night loss with a win against Southern Oregon University. Southern Oregon started the first quarter strong, scoring two goals before Biola could get on the board to cut the lead to 2-1 after one quarter. Junior attackman Jeff Clark drove to the goal and scored as time expired to give Biola their first goal.
Clark’s goal helped ignite the Biola offense, as they put four goals on the board in the second quarter. The Eagles defense held SOU to two goals, giving Biola a slim More >
March 23, 2012 – Western Washington University stopped Biola’s winning streak at four games, beating the Eagles by a score of 9-6. The #21 ranked Vikings proved to be too much for Biola, as they outscored Biola by three in the second half to secure the victory.
WWU started out strong in the first quarter, scoring twice while keeping Biola off the scoreboard. The Eagles countered in the second quarter, outscoring the Vikings 3-1 to tie the game at 3-3 going into halftime. The third quarter played out exactly like the first, with WWU taking a two goal lead and More >
March 14, 2012 – Biola played host to the University of Portland, narrowly winning against Portland’s late onslaught. Both teams played a game of possession in the first half, with a 1-1 game after the first quarter. The Eagles scored once in the second quarter to extend their lead to 2-1 at the half.
Biola’s defense continued to hold Portland scoreless in the third quarter, helping the offense extend the Eagles’ lead by three, entering the final quarter with a 5-1 lead. Both teams were scoreless until late in the fourth quarter when Portland went on a four goal run More >
March 10, 2012 – The Biola University Eagles won their third conference game of the 2012 season, extending their winning streak to three games, and placing them squarely on top of the Southwestern Lacrosse Conference Div. 2 Western standings. The visiting UC San Diego Tritons entered the game 2-0 in conference games before falling to Biola.
The Eagles got out to a quick 3-0 lead in a first quarter dominated by slow-down offense. The Tritons came back with a fast-break goal in the second, but Biola countered, scoring twice. The Eagles took to halftime with a 5-1 lead.
The second More >