The Midshipmen (6-1) hold a half-game lead in the Patriot League over Bucknell (5-1) and Loyola (5-1).
Navy had three players earn a 4.00 during the spring semester.
Navy is now 13-1 all-time against the Crusaders.
Navy's 14 goals were the most scored by the Mids since defeating Colgate last spring, 16-9
The Mids took just 26 shots to their opponent's 42.
Navy vs. Lehigh MLax - 3.25.17
Navy-Maryland MLax 2.11.17
Navy-Johns Hopkins MLax 2.7.17
2016 Navy-Colgate MLax
2016 Navy-Loyola MLax
Wardell in 2017 (Jr.): A starter in five of the 14 games in which he played, Wardell produced seven points on six goals and one assist ... scored a pair of points on a goal and an assist at Holy Cross ... it marked his first collegiate assist ... played the game of his career in the Mids’ win over Lehigh, where he scored a career-high three goals on three shots and grabbed a pair of ground balls ... it also marked his first collegiate start ... turned in his second goal of the season off an assist from Ian Burgoyne at Loyola ... scored his fifth collegiate goal off an assist from Ryan Wade in the Mids’ opener against Johns Hopkins ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2016 (So.): Punched in his second goal of the year in Navy’s victory over Sacred Heart ... scored his first goal of the year in Navy’s win over Lafayette ... picked up a career-high 2 ground balls at Bucknell.
2015 (Fr.): Appeared in seven games where he scored a pair of goals on 4 shots ... among nine different scorers who punched in goals against Boston U., his goal came in the midst of a 7-goal run by the Mids in the third quarter ... scored his first career goal in Navy’s 18-4 win at Lafayette ... scored on his lone shot of the game ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against VMI.
More on Wardell: A 2014 graduate of Babylon High School in Babylon, N.Y., Wardell was a three-sport standout who lettered in basketball (3), football (3) and lacrosse (4) ... a Brine Lacrosse All-American who was a two-time all-county midfielder ... garnered All-Suffolk honors ... served as lacrosse team captain his senior year ... lacrosse team claimed the Suffolk County and Long Island titles his senior year ... a Second-Team All-State safety/wide receiver who also earned all-county honors ... selected for the Boomer Esiason Empire Challenge All-Star Team ... football team won back-to-back (2012, ‘13) Suffolk County and Long Island Championships with 12-0 records ... a two-time all-conference and all-league power forward in basketball, who garnered Honorable Mention honors multiple times ... selected as the Tournament MVP at the 2013 New York State Basketball Championship ... basketball team won the 2013 Suffolk County, Long Island and New York State Region Championships and was an New York State finalist ... also considered Army ... member of hte National, Business, Spanich and Science Honor Societies ... majoring in Quantitative Economics, he owns a 2.94 grade-point average ... named to the Commandant’s List in the fall of his sophomore year ... son of Raymond and Maureen Wardell ... his service assignment is Surface Warfare (Nuclear).