Creighton Bluejays Prepare To Tap The Rockies

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Creighton Bluejays Prepare To Tap The Rockies Ranked #18 in the country in the most recent polls, the rising Creighton Bluejays are getting ready for out of conference action next weekend in Colorado. Here’s an update on their recent games against Cornell College and Nebraska-Omaha:

Creighton Bluejays improve to 9-1, now ranked #18 in MCLA polls

Creighton Bluejays improve to 9-1

Game notes courtesy of Creighton Lacrosse President Kent Lighthall

The Creighton Bluejays racked up 2 more wins over the weekend. The first contest was in Mount Vernon, IA against Cornell College. The Jays came out strong and never let up. Cornell played hard and their goalie had a great game stopping plenty of potential goals. The final score was 21-0, the first shutout of the season for the Jays and Sophomore Goalie Kevin Wiederin. Top performers were Junior Attackman Alex Boschulte (6 goals), Junior Middie Sam Olson (2 goals, 1 assist) and Sophomore Middie Cyle Johnson (2 goals, 1 assist).

Photos via CravenPicturesPhotos via CravenPictures ©The second contest took place under the lights on Sunday night against crosstown rival University of Nebraska-Omaha. The game stayed fairly close all game and the constant throwing of penalty flags really slowed the game down. Creighton Bluejays scored went it counted most and never gave up a lead to the Mavericks. The final was 12-7 with the Bluejays getting the win. The win gave the Creighton Bluejays a 3-0 record in their subdivision for the season. Top performers were Senior Middie Kent Lighthall (3 goals, 4 assists) and Senior Attackman Tyler Craven (3 goals).

The Creighton Bluejays will be tested this upcoming weekend as they take on two out-of-conference opponents in Colorado. The team will take on the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Saturday and the Regis University Rangers on Sunday.

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