DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's lacrosse team hit the road for its spring trip with a pair of non-conference matchups against Tennessee Wesleyan in Athens, Ten., and Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.
The Bulldogs would jump out to establish a three-goal lead, however, the Wolverines would trim the lead down to one. Tennessee Wesleyan would go on to score six unanswered goals, never looking back in the game as it handed UM-Dearborn the 16-5 defeat.
Leading the Bulldogs was Robert Holekamp with four goals and two assists in the game.
The Wolverines looked to bounce back against Cumberlands, but would find themselves down two after the first quarter. The Patriots would control the play, scoring the next five goals, as they built a six-goal lead heading into the fourth. Cumberlands would ice the game, outscoring the Wolverines by four in the final frame, handing UM-Dearborn a 15-5 defeat.
The Patriots were led by Christian Vanover with four goals and two assists.
Jay Rupnow would take the loss in goal for UM-Dearborn, making 16 saves in the game.
The two losses drop the Wolverines to 0-4 overall on the season.
UM-Dearborn returns to action against the Missouri Baptist University Spartans at 8 PM Thursday at the Detroit Country Day Fieldhouse in Beverley Hills, Mich.