Men's Lacrosse ACCtion: Friday, April 2

April 2, 2010

Quick Start Leads Duke Men's Lacrosse Over Harvard, 14-5

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils raced out to a 9-0 lead and never looked back en route to a 14-5 win over No. 15 Harvard in non-conference men's lacrosse action this evening at Harvard Stadium. Junior Zach Howell and senior Max Quinzani led the way with a combined 11 points.

Howell finished with three goals and three assists for six points, while Quinzani registered five tallies. The Blue Devils improve to 8-3 overall and push their win streak to six games after starting the year 2-3. Duke has scored 11-plus goals in each of the past four games after scoring double digits in just three prior games. Harvard falls to 5-3 overall on the season.

It was all Blue Devils in the opening five minutes as they jumped out to a 5-0 lead behind five different goal scorers. Howell started the scoring 47 seconds into the match with an unassisted score and Duke followed that with a flurry of three goals in 21 seconds. Senior Steve Schoeffel started the three-goal spurt at the 12:51 mark and seniors Sam Payton and Quinzani added two more 14 seconds apart to make it 4-0.