Game Notes: Lacrosse Hosts #5 Lynchburg for Greek Week
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Hampden-Sydney (4-4 / 1-1 ODAC) vs. #5 Lynchburg (9-1 / 2-0 ODAC)
Wednesday, March 28 | 4 pm | Greensboro, NC
Last Time Out for the Tigers
- The Tigers defeated Greensboro College 16-8 in Greensboro, NC.
- The game was tied 3-3 after one quarter but the Tigers trailed 6-4 at halftime.
- H-SC used an 8-1 scoring advantage in the third to resoundly take control of the contest.
- The Tigers scored 10 straight goals from the 10:20 mark in the third quarter to the 11:24 mark of the fourth quarter.
- Micah Keller had games-highs of seven points, four goals, and three assists.
- Ryan Martin and Carter Mavromatis each had three goals and two assists.
- Brad Mostowy won 11-of-21 face-offs while scooping 10 ground balls and recording one goal.
- Cody Hornung rebounded from a rough outing against Roanoke to total 10 saves against seven goals allowed.
- H-SC forced 23 turnovers and held Greensboro to a 17-24 effort on clears.
- H-SC also recorded a 37-28 advantage in ground balls.
Last Time Out for the Hornets
- #5 Lynchburg defeated Ursinus 9-8 in Washington D.C.
- The game was tied 2-2 after 15 minutes, but the Hornets trailed 5-4 at halftime.
- Lynchburg scored the first four goals of the third quarter to go up 8-5, but Ursinus closed the quarter with two scores to make it 8-7.
- Lynchburg notched a goal at 11:13 in the fourth to go up 9-7 and Ursinus scored with 12 seconds remaining to provide the final score.
- Dylan Hoff had a game-high three goals while Andrew Wilfong had a game-high three assists.
- Matt Jernack won 14-of-21 face-offs while Franc Cook made 14 saves.
- T.J. Magnani made 14 saves for Ursinus.
- Lynchburg led in groundballs, 38-27, and shots, 44-36.
- Each team took good care of the ball as each had just 13 turnovers apiece.
The Last Time These Two Met
- Hampden-Sydney led 7-6 after a Cole Hawthorne goal with 6:58 left in the game.
- Andrew Wilfong tied the game at 1:47 and Eddie Bilinkas scored the game-winner for Lynchburg at the buzzer.
- Micah Keller and Hawthorne each had three scores while Carter Mavromatis had one goal and two assists.
- Cody Hornung made 14 saves.
- Jeff Schwartz won 14-of-18 face-offs for Lynchburg with 11 ground balls.
- Frank Cook made nine saves.
- Andrew Wilfong was the lone Hornet with multiple goals, scoring three.
- H-SC was 16-21 on clears while Lynchbug was 18-26.
- Lynchburg outshot Hampden-Sydney 28-22.
In the 2012 National Ranks
- 30 - Carter Mavromatis, Assists/Game (2.0)
- 45 - Micah Keller, Goals/Game (2.86)
- 47 - Brad Mostowy, GBs/Game (6.29)
- 49 - Man-Up Offense (0.325)
- 51 - Assists Per Game (6.57)
- 53 - Man-Down Defense (0.792)
- 57 - Ground Balls Per Game (35.14)
- 62 - Points Per Game (16.86)
- 71 - Scoring Offense (10.29)
- 93 - Saves Per Game (11.0)
The Numbers Game
- 3 players ranked in the top 20 at H-SC for career points
- 8 Pre-Season All-Americans will be on the field for H-SC vs. Lynchburg
- 2 ODAC teams are ranked in the Top-20
- 5 double-digit goals games for the Tigers
- 6 double digit goals games for the Hornets
Looking at Lynchburg
- Lynchburg is ranked #5 in the country.
- They beat Roanoke 13-12 in overtime, snapping a 20+ game win streak by Roanoke over ODAC opponents.
- Lynchburg has won eight straight games since losing to Salisbury 16-7 on February 18.
- Lynchburg is 3-0 in games decided by one goal, included an overtime win.
- Franc Cook, a goalkeeper, and Joe Lisicky, a defenseman, were both Pre-Season All-Americans along with attackman Dylan Hoff and midfielder Max Voumard.
- The Hornets are winning 54% of their face-offs with Matt Jernack leading the way at 83-138.
- Hoff leads the team in points with 36 while Lisicky has 26 caused turnovers.