BETHLEHEM, Pa. – No.17 Lehigh defeated NJIT 24-10 on Saturday afternoon at Ulrich Sports Complex in the 2021 season opener for the Mountain Hawks. Lehigh’s men’s lacrosse team took the lead 9-1 in the first quarter to win at home.
Christian Mule led Lehigh with four goals. Scott Cole and Quinn Armstrong each scored four goals for the hosts.
NJIT was led by Jack Bowie, who scored three times in Saturday’s contest.
James Spence took the victory on goal for Lehigh. He allowed four goals and made four saves in his 39 minutes of play. Will Deskey and Nick Pecora also saw the time in goal.
Lehigh will stay home and host Loyola in the team’s Patriot League opener on March 6 at 1 p.m. ET.
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