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Lax Breezes Past Bridgewater

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The Hampden-Sydney Lacrosse defense turned in a dominant performance in a 12-3 win over Bridgewater College on Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Hampden-Sydney 12, Bridgewater 3
  • Records: Hampden-Sydney 6-2, 2-0 ODAC; Bridgewater 5-3, 0-2 ODAC
  • Location: Bridgewater, VA – Jopson Athletic Complex

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Hampden-Sydney scored as many goals, four, as Bridgewater had shots in the first quarter as H-SC led 4-0 behind scores from Ian Levin (2x), Chandler Shaheen, and John Burke
  • Bridgewater ended their scoreless drought at 7:12, but Shaheen countered with a goal of his own at 3:36 to put the Tigers up 5-1 going into halftime
  • The Eagles manage to muster up two goals in the third frame, but the Tigers put up five courtesy of John Burke, Shaheen, Levin, and Jared Medwar (2x)
  • The Tiger defense shut out the Eagles again in the fourth quarter as H-SC added on two more scores from Hunter Brown and Shaheen

TIGER TOP PERFORMERS

FOR THE FOES

  • Kevin Metzger was hot in the cage as he recorded 19 saves
  • Blake Mann scored once and assisted on another

STATS OF THE GAME

  • H-SC held overwhelming edges in ground balls (38-16), face-offs won (15-3), shots (51-25), and shots on goal (31-10)
  • The Tigers went 3-3 on man-up chances and held the Eagles to an 0-3 mark

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