The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team fell to 19th-ranked Penn, 13-5, on Wednesday evening at Finnesey Field. Sophomore Ian Correia notched two goals for the Hawks.
Penn got on the board first, and after an SJU goal by Correia, scored three more in the last 3:35 to take a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter.
The Quakers opened scoring in the second period, but the Hawks outscored Penn, 3-2, with goals from Kyle Mahoney, Bobby Hurley, and Kyle Williams to get within two, 6-4, going into the break.
Penn opened fire in the third quarter, outshooting the Hawks, 14-3, to go on a 6-0 run to make it 12-4.
Correia scored the Hawks last goal of the game with 2:06 remaining in the fourth while Penn's Kyle Mulligan found the back of the net with 28 seconds left on the clock.
The Quakers outshot SJU, 40-19, and picked up 31 ground balls to the Hawks 21 and held a 12-9 advantage in faceoffs.
Goalkeeper Griffin Ferrigan made 12 saves in net for the Hawks.
Saint Joseph's returns to action when it plays Towson on the road on Saturday in its final game of the season. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.