The Trent varsity men’s lacrosse team earned their first win of the season by downing the Queen’s Gaels 13-11 in Kingston on Sunday. With the win, the Excalibur improve to 1-3 in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) East Division.
The Excalibur jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in the game. The Excalibur were lead by a three goal, two assist performance from Niall Caravello. Trent also received three goal performances from rookie Travis Szabolcs and Peterborough-native Mike Temple. The scoring was rounded out by single goals from Joe Bedlington, Josh Gilray and Joe Stanley. Trent goalie Jon Hiltz also added a goal as ran the length of the field nearly undefended.
Hiltz also played strong in goal and was helped out by solid defensive efforts by Chuck Flynn, Addison Clermont, Joey McClement, Temple, and Luc Sullivan.
The Excalibur will look to make it two straight over the Gaels as they host Queen’s on October 1. The game will begin at 7 pm and will be a part of the Head of the Trent festivities. For a full schedule of the weekend’s varsity events visit www.trentvarsity.ca