The National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Minnesota Swarm knocked off the Colorado Mammoth 14-10 in exhibition play Friday evening at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre.
Reigning NLL Transition Player of the Year Jordan MacIntosh led all scorers with a hat trick, while T Kiel Matisz, F Shayne Jacksonand rookie F Scott Jones all added two goalies apiece.
Minnesota opened the second quarter on a four-goal run to build a 6-3 lead after both teams exchanged goals in the first. The Swarm closed out the first half with a clutch goal from No. 1 overall pick F Logan Schuss, who scored with .3 seconds left to enter the locker room with a 7-4 lead. Minnesota never looked back from that point on, and used two fourth quarter goals from MacIntosh to seal the victory. READ MORE »