The Midshipmen (6-1) hold a half-game lead in the Patriot League over Bucknell (5-1) and Loyola (5-1).
Head coach Rick Sowell has led the Mids to victory in their home opener in six of his seven seasons.
Navy had three players earn a 4.00 during the spring semester.
Navy scored the final three goals of the game and held the Leopards scoreless for the final 15:51.
The Mids outscored the Bison 7-3 in the second half to secure a 9-8 lead in the series against Bucknell.
Navy vs. Dartmouth MLax - 3.21.17
Navy vs. Lehigh MLax - 3.25.17
Navy vs. Bucknell MLax - 3.4.17
Navy-Maryland MLax 2.11.17
Navy-Johns Hopkins MLax 2.7.17
Burgoyne in 2017 (So.): A member of the Mids’ second midfield line, he amassed four points on two goals and two assists ... a starter in two of the 14 games in which he played ... recorded his second assist of the season, the first in Patriot League play, on a Ray Wardell goal against Loyola ... scored his second career goal in the Mids’ loss at Lafayette ... also grabbed a career-high four ground balls ... made his first career start in the Penn game, starting in place of Drew Smiley who shifted over to attack ... took one shot in the game ... scored his first career goal in Navy’s 13-7 win over Bucknell ... produced his first career point on an assist to Smiley’s open-net goal in the closing seconds of the win over Delaware.
2016 (Fr.): Made his only varsity appearance of the year in the Mids’ 16-9 victory over Colgate ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
More on Burgoyne: A 2015 graduate of Darien High School in Darien, Conn., Burgoyne was a two-sport athlete who lettered in basketball (2) and lacrosse (4) ... garnered First-Team All-State (Conn.), First-Team All-FCIAC and Western Connecticut Lacrosse Officials Player of the Year his senior season ... led Darien to the 2014 and ‘15 Connecticut FCIAC Lacrosse Championship ... in 2014, the team won the Class M State Championship and in 2015, won the Class L State Championship ... Darien was ranked fourth nationally in 2014 with a 23-0 record ... served as lacrosse team captain his senior year ... also considered Army, Brown, Princeton, Yale and North Carolina ... majoring in Applied Mathematics, he owns a 3.92 grade-point average ... has earned a 4.00 grade-point average three times, including his first two semesters at the Academy ... named to the Superintendent’s List four times, the Commandant’s List five times and the Dean’s List once ... stands 93rd in his class of 1,097 students in Academic Order of Merit, 101st in Military Order of Merit and 98th in Overall Order of Merit ... son of Jim and Erin Burgoyne.