The No. 10 Salisbury men's lacrosse team got back on track Wednesday against host McDaniel. The Sea Gulls (3-2) opened the first quarter with a 4-0 run and held the Green Terror (0-3) to one goal per quarter the rest of the way to win, 16-3.
Eric Kluge had three goals for Salisbury as 12 Sea Gulls scored. Tyler Smith and Adam Stork each scored twice and had an assist for the Sea Gulls.
Smith netted his first goal of the season to open the scoring, the first of eight unanswered goals to start the contest.
The Gulls kept the pressure on the Green Terror defense as Rhett DePol (St. Mary's) took a pass from Greg Korvin (Arundel) to dunk a shot from in front of the crease past the goalie. Korvin followed with goal, driving down the right side and sending a shot into the top-left corner.
Stork added his first goal with a shot from the left wing to close out the quarter.
Salisbury added four goals in the second quarter to take an 8-0 lead before McDaniel got onto the scoreboard. Kluge scored the Gulls' first two goals of the period, followed by goals by Wade Korvin and Evan Hammersly.
Pat Woglom scored with 35 seconds left in the half and led the Green Terror with two goals on the day.
At the half, Salisbury led in shots (20-10) and ground balls (17-16), while McDaniel led in faceoffs won (7-for-11).
The Sea Gulls opened the second-half scoring at the 5:06 mark as Stork zipped a pass through the defense to Luke Phipps, who finished the play by beating McDaniel goalie Christian Dallmus in front of the crease.
Kluge added his third at the end of the quarter, and Smith and Stork added their second goals, each scoring in the early minutes of the fourth. Four more Gulls scored one each to combine for six goals in the final period.
Goalkeeper Alex Taylor earned the win, playing over 55 minutes in the cage and making eight saves.
The Gulls will host Gettysburg on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Shenandoah 8, Hood 5: The host Blazers (1-2) trailed 5-4 at halftime but were able to score just once in the second half.
The Hornets improved to 2-0. Randolph Clark and Joey O'Hara each had two goals for Hood.
Gettysburg 17, Goucher 8: The host Bullets (2-0) led 12-3 at halftime and never trailed.
Dylan Zook led the Gophers (1-2) with two goals, and goalie Connor Mishaw made 17 saves.
Frostburg State 18, La Roche 7: Nick Stalley scored three goals to power the host Bobcats (2-0) past the Redhawks (0-2).
Frostburg State scored six goals in each of the first two quarters to take a 12-2 lead at halftime.
La Roche rallied in the second half, but Frostburg managed a 6-5 scoring edge.