Wolverines claim seventh straight win over Blue Hens

» Josh Zawada broke the UM single-season record for single-season points (48) with five points on the day.
» Shane Carr made 20 saves in goal, the third most in program history.
The win is UM’s fifth all-time victory over a ranked opponent and the first time the Wolverines have beaten a ranked team while being ranked themselves.

ANN ARBOUR, Mich. –The 16th-ranked University of Michigan men’s lacrosse team improved to 7-0 Saturday, March 5 with an 18-8 victory over the 17th-ranked Delaware Blue Hens at UM Lacrosse Stadium.

Michigan (7-0) got off to a slow start and found themselves three to zero just five minutes into the first quarter. After a timeout, UM took the lead on a nine-goal streak and led 10-5 at halftime. Coming out of the break, the Blue Hens (4-2) again managed to score a few unanswered goals from the start, but Wolverines responded and added eight more goals in the second half to seal the victory.

The offensive was led by the trio of juniors Jake Bonomijunior Josh Zawada and second Michael Boehm. Bonomi scored five goals while second-year forward Boehm added four goals and an assist.

Zawada’s prolific year continued as he scored three goals and netted two assists. His third point of the day, an assist for Bonomi, broke UM’s single-season points record (48), passing Brent Noseworthy (2018) and Alex Buckanavage (2019).

Other Wolverines adding to the box score included a freshman ryan cohen (1 goal, 3 assists), rookie Aidan Mulholland (1G, 2A), youth Jacob Jackson (1G, 1A) and second year isaac aronson (1G, 1A).

Second year Shane Carr made 20 saves in goal, which marks the third-most in program history, while Justin Wietfeldt led the way to the face-off with an 11-21 record with seven balls on the ground.

The win is UM’s fifth all-time over a ranked opponent and the first time the Wolverines have beaten a ranked team while being ranked themselves.

Next, Michigan will host Harvard at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 at UM Lacrosse Stadium.

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