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.