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Jays avoid the March Madness letdown and win two more

2 - Published March 24, 2009 by in College

LAS has been following the Creighton Bluejays from Omaha, Nebraska as they play in the MCLA’s D2.
Re-cap of Last Week: Despite a letdown from the B-ball team having their bubble burst and missing a trip the Big Dance, the Jay’s lacrosse team continued their winning ways on a trip to South Dakota.

Bluejays Soar To 5-1 record, Big Weekend Ahead

Game notes courtesy of Creighton Lacrosse President Kent Lighthall

The Bluejays completed a successful 2 game road trip on Saturday. Creighton made the trip to Vermillion, SD to play games against the University of South Dakota and Augsburg College .

Rooting on the Jays in OmahaThe first game against USD started out well for the Bluejays as they jumped out to a 8-0 lead in the first quarter. The offense was clicking on all cylinders and Creighton never slowed down. The final score was 23-2 in favor of the Bluejays. The whole Creighton squad got some good playing time and stats were spread around evenly. The top performers were Junior Attackman Michael Carmody (2 goals, 9 assists), Junior Attackman Alex Boschulte (6 goals, 3 assists) and Freshman Midfielder Peter Bermes (3 goals, 0 assists).

The next game against the Augsburg Auggies went just as well for the Bluejays. The team kept the momentum rolling and had a commanding 13-1 lead at halftime. Creighton held Augsburg to only one goal and the final tally was 20-1 in favor of the Bluejays. The attack line did their part in this game, contributing 24 points in all, Michael Carmody (3 goals, 4 assists), Tyler Craven (4 goals, 3 assists), and Alex Boschulte (7 goals, 3 assists).

Creighton now stands at 5-1 and hosts their first home games this upcoming weekend. Creighton will play Dordt College on Saturday, March 28 at 11:00am and Rockhurst University on Sunday, March 29 at 1:00pm.

GRLC Div II Standings:

     DIV OVR
nebraska_omaha   1 – 0   
1 – 2  
creighton 0 – 0 5 – 1  
dordt 0 – 0 0 – 2  
rockhurst 0 – 1 0 – 6