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Westminster lacrosse: Griffins open trip by defeating Boise State, 19-11

By Josh Fisher

For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, April 18 2014 10:42 p.m. MDT

The No. 11 Westminster College men’s lacrosse team snapped a mini two-game losing skid with a 19-11 win over Boise State on Friday evening.

Westminster improves to 9-5 overall this season with one game remaining in the regular season. The loss drops Boise State to 3-8 on the year.

Josh Holland scored two goals in the first quarter and led the Griffins to a 4-2 lead after the first 15 minutes. After Boise State got within 5-3 early in the second quarter, Westminster answered with three straight goals to build a five goal lead before taking an 11-6 advantage into intermission.

Kyle Postler scored the Griffins only goal of the third period, and they held a 12-8 lead entering the final quarter. They tallied the first six goals of the fourth, including two by Collin Madsen, en route to a 7-3 quarter and the win.

Westminster completes the regular season on Saturday when it faces Washington at 2 p.m. MDT in Boise, Idaho.

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