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Lacrosse Rolls Past Mary Washington 16-10

Ian Levin
Ian Levin

Hampden-Sydney Lacrosse outscored Mary Washington 8-3 in the first half en route to a 16-10 win over the Eagles on Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Hampden-Sydney 16, University of Mary Washington 10
  • Records: Hampden-Sydney 1-1, Mary Washington 0-1
  • Location: Fredericksburg, VA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Eagle defense kept the Tiger offense in check for much of the first quarter and used a goal at 12:09 to lead 1-0
  • However, the H-SC offense got on track just over midway through the quarter when Jared Medwar fed Hunter Brown for the tying goal at 6:23
  • Jack Little and Ian Levin would each add on a goal over the next two minutes to give H-SC a 3-1 advantage after a quarter of play
  • Levin found the back of the net on a solo tally at 13:57, but UMW's Chris White scored the next two to make it a 4-3 contest with 11:35 left in the half
  • The final 12 minutes of the half proved to be all Tigers as Chandler Shaheen scored twice along with a goal apiece from John Burke and Brown to provide H-SC a five-goal advantage, 8-3, at halftime
  • The second half proved to be more evenly contested on the scoreboard
  • Cole Hogan opened up the third quarter with a goal just 19 seconds in, but H-SC needed only five seconds to respond as Wilson Booth won the faceoff, picked up the ground ball, and fed Levin for H-SC ninth goal of the contest
  • The two teams would each score twice the rest of the quarter with tallies coming from Shaheen and Levin for H-SC and White and Kieran Burns for UMW
  • Hampden-Sydney posted the first two scores of the fourth quarter, but Mary Washington added on two of their own to keep it a five-goal Tiger leads with 11:48 remaining
  • Medwar put away the game with back to back goals at 9:54 and 8:23 then assisted on Tre Williams goal at 8:11 to put the Tigers up 16-8
  • Mary Washington would go on to score two more goals, but they came with less than three minutes to play

TIGER TOP PERFORMERS

FOR THE FOES

  • Chris White scored four times with one assist
  • Cole Hogan found the back of the net twice
  • Chase Kapuscienski scored once and assisted on another
  • Shane McKenzie and Owen Dingman each handed out two assists
  • Eli Ayer went 13-26 on faceoffs with six ground balls
  • Billy Senicola made 12 saves

STATS OF THE GAME

  • H-SC won the ground ball battle 57-48
  • A turnover heavy contest, UMW had 27 giveaways compared to 21 for H-SC
  • The Tigers converted 19 of 23 clears compared to a 14-17 mark for the Eagles
  • Mary Washington held a slim 16-14 edge in faceoff victories
  • The Tigers outshot the Eagles 43-34, limiting the Eagles to only 10 shots in the first half
  • Man down defense got the better of the man up offenses on the day as the two teams converted just once on eight extra man opportunities

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