Swift carries Albion to road win in men's lacrosse

Swift carries Albion to road win in men's lacrosse

MONTGOMERY, Ill. – Jacob Swift achieved career highs with five goals and six points to power Albion College to an 11-6 victory over Aurora University in non-league men's lacrosse action.

Prior to Saturday, Swift's career best was three goals when Albion started the 2019 season against Carthage (Wis.) College.

Swift, Jace Conley and Drew Harm scored first quarter goals as Albion gained a 3-1 lead.

Albion extended the lead to 4-1 two minutes into the second quarter when Chase Palmer finished a pass from Conley.

Swift scored three of Albion's four goals in the third quarter as it pulled away for a 9-3 lead, and he scored his final goal of the day as Albion was on the man advantage for a 10-3 lead early in the fourth quarter.

Swift was efficient, scoring on five of his seven shots on goal.

Conley scored on all three of his shots on goal.

Goalkeeper Josh Luketic stuffed the box score with 17 saves, 13 groundballs and a caused turnover.

Albion, 2-5 on the year, plays another road game next Saturday when it travels to Granville, Ohio, for a game against the nationally ranked team from Denison University.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email advancement@albion.edu.