GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Adam Fiore scored a career-high 11 points in Guilford College's 16-7 lacrosse win over visiting Methodist University Tuesday night. Fiore tallied four goals and seven assists to match the sixth-highest single-game scoring total in school history. His seven assists rank fourth on the Quakers' single-game list.
Guilford (7-6) led 11-0 at halftime and score the game's first 13 goals before Chris Lombardi got the first-year Monarchs (3-9) on the board. The score remained 13-1 after three quarters and Methodist won the final quarter, 6-3.
Fiore had a hand in all but two of the Quakers' first 11 goals and played a part in 11 of the 16 tallies overall. He scored twice and assisted on five goals in the second quarter alone. His 11 points mark the most by a Quakers since Josh Miller '04 totaled 12 points in a 2004 win over Shenandoah University. Fiore now has 34 assists this season, which ranks fourth in school history.
Juquan Tellis, Chase Clausen, Daniel Hughey and Chandler Zirkle each scored twice for Guilford, which enjoyed a 49-27 edge in shots. Jace Sowden contributed a goal and two assists in the win. Connor Manning won 15-of-21 face-offs for Guilford and collected a game- and career-high nine ground balls. Thomas Deane made one save in 30 minutes of shutout play in goal. Garrison Goth (4) and Jacob Broome (3) combined for seven second-half saves.
Matt Layden paced Methodist with two goals and an assist. His twin brother, Justin, added an assist, plus a team-best six ground balls and three caused turnovers. Goalie Travis Rice made nine saves in three quarters of work.
The Quakers resume their Old Dominion Athletic Conference schedule Saturday (4/19) when visiting Shenandoah comes to Appenzeller Field in the Armfield Athletic Center.