Posted: May 04, 2018
Roanoke defeated the Hampden-Sydney Lacrosse team 14-8 in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals on Friday night.
- Final Score: Roanoke 14, Hampden-Sydney 8
- Records: Hampden-Sydney 13-5; Roanoke 14-4
- Location: Lexington, VA – Wilson Field
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Roanoke's Owen Curry scored first at 13:25
- Jared Medwar tied the game off a John Burke pass at 10:44
- The Tigers struggled to possess the ball throughout the game, and the Maroons made them pay as they tallied the next six scores to go up 7-2 with 12:44 left in the second quarter.
- Burke found the back of the net courtesy of an Ian Levin feed at 8:36, but Roanoke would score the final two goals of the frame to go into halftime up 9-2
- The second half proved evenly contested on the scoreboard with H-SC outscoring RC 6-5, but the Tigers were never able to draw within closer than six.
TIGER TOP PERFORMERS
- John Burke posted four points on three goals and one assist
- Hunter Brown scored twice with one assist
- Jack Hayden contributed a goal and an assist
- Marshall Via forced three turnovers with five ground balls
- Wilson Booth went 11-21 on face-offs
FOR THE FOES
- Owen Curry and IV Stucker each tallied five points
- Jason Sarro scored twice with two assists
- Hayden Miller recorded a hat trick
STATS OF THE GAME
- Roanoke outshot Hampden-Sydney 49-29
- The Tigers went 15-26 on face-offs
- RC held a 46-31 advantage in ground balls
- Hampden-Sydney will learn their NCAA Tournament fate on Sunday night for the NCAA selection show.