No. 20 Army blasts Jacksonville 20-4

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The 20th-ranked Army lacrosse team scored eight unanswered goals between the first and second quarters and shut out Jacksonville in the second half to cruise to a 20-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Milne Field.

Army (3-0) was led by Connor Cook, who has scored eight goals in his past two games with four more on Sunday against the Dolphins.

John Glesener and Cole Johnson each had good days with four points. Glesener had two goals and two assists, while Johnson posted a hat trick for the third consecutive game and had an assist.

The Black Knights had 11 goal scorers on the afternoon. Avery Littlejohn had three points on a two goals and three assists. Alex Newsome and Will O’Donnell added multi-goal games as well with two each.

“We were a little tentative early, giving up that first goal,” Army coach Joe Alberici said. “We were able to rebound and go on an eight-goal run with six different goal scorers. I thought we played well in the first half and then tightened up in the second half and shut them out. It was a good win against a team that I think is going to have some success this year.”

Jacksonville (0-1) which opened its fifth season was led by Chase McIntyre. He had three of the four goals scored, while Fernando Milanes had the other tally for the Dolphins.

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