Postcard-perfect spring weather Saturday helped the University of Denver set a record for attendance at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.
The Pioneers made sure the 3,117 on hand had more to enjoy than just the sunshine.
Behind a blistering 13-1 run in the first half, No. 5 Denver coasted to a 19-7 victory over Georgetown in the Big East Conference opener for both teams.
PHOTOS: University of Denver Pioneers vs. Georgetown Hoyas, March 28, 2015
The goal total was a season high for the Pioneers (7-2), who won their third consecutive game.
“We needed this win out here today,” DU coach Bill Tierney said. “It’s been quite a struggle, but I’m proud of the guys after a really good week of practice. They came out and performed today. It helps a lot to be at home, and it doesn’t hurt that you’ve got the ‘Barton Crazies’ out there.”
Connor Cannizzaro led the way for DU with four goals and three assists — his third seven-point game of the season.
Erik Adamson also had four goals, and Jack Bobzien added two goals and two assists.
Wesley Berg scored two goals for the Pioneers to move his consecutive points streak to 28 games, the 15th-longest active streak in the country.
Freshman phenom Trevor Baptiste won 25-of-26 face-offs, including 18-of-19 in the first half.
The Pioneers scored seven goals in the first period, their most since a Feb. 8, 2014, game against Air Force. – Click Here To Visit Article Source