Men’s lacrosse beats Carroll on senior day

Sydney Krueger

The Viking men’s lacrosse team took on Carroll at home on Saturday, April 17, for their senior day. The Vikings were able to come together for an important team win, shutting Carroll down 17-3.
The honored seniors were Matthew Lampasona, William Reece, Trever Moore, Steve Robertson, Sam Shaver, Adam Fisher, Jack Preston, Shane Forsythe and Pierceson Mapes. 
“The seniors bring four years of experience and friendship to the table. Our chemistry in the senior class really helps keep our team together,” Preston said.
Captain and midfielder Lampasona shares similar sentiments to Preston.
“The seniors really bring focus to this team. The whole senior class is dedicated to this team,” Lampasona said
This game was crucial going into the final portion of their season. The men now hold a 2-2 conference record and a 6-4 overall record on the season with hopes of becoming the conference champions.
Captain and midfielder Reece knows how valuable this senior class is going into the final part of the season.
“Most importantly, all of the seniors bring a lot of game experience to this team. Every guy has played quality minutes in big conference games throughout their career,” Reece said. “And off the field, this senior class has done a great job working to improve the team culture over the last four years as well. As for the game, it’s always important to win every single conference match. The win on Saturday keeps our overall goal of making the conference playoffs alive.”
The Vikings will take on Carthage College on Saturday, April 24 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Firebirds are currently 8-2 on the season and 2-1 in conference, sharing a similar record to the Vikings. 
“Everyone wants to win the conference championship and this win gives us the boost we need to get there,” Lampasona said after this weekend’s win.